Connect With Michael:

Michael Schwab '20 Contributor Since 2020

Founder and Managing Director | Big Sky Partners


Michael B. Schwab, founder and managing director of Big Sky Partners, is an active and engaged investment professional with nearly two decades of experience investing in and mentoring companies through every stage of growth and technology/product development. Since founding Big Sky in 1999, Schwab has remained disciplined in his investment approach across all portfolio company investments, highlighting the firm’s primary focus on people first. More recently, as founder and managing director of Big Sky Wave Developments, Schwab is developing exclusive wave-zone resorts surrounding wave basins and natural surf breaks in untapped areas around the globe. 

Thought Leadership By Michael:

Michael Schwab: The Case for Adventure Capitalism

At age 36, I took my father’s advice and started investing in what I love: surfing and adventure sports.
By Michael Schwab | Big Sky Partners