About Michael Skelps
Michael is the General Manager of Capstone Photography, located in Middlefield Connecticut. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Virginia in 1990. He served as a nuclear engineer in the US Navy from 1990-1995 before earning his MBA in 1997 from the Darden Graduate School of Business. He then worked as a Senior Manager at United Technologies where he led several global e-Business initiatives for Otis Elevator Company and UTC Fire & Security. In 2005, he founded Capstone Photography and built a network of 500+ contract photographers across the country. His company has served more than 2,000 endurance sporting events, such as 5K road races, triathlons and marathons.
Michael and his company faced and overcame abusive patent litigation in 2013-2014 in a case that drew international attention within the photography industry. He is the author of "Fearless Photographer: Sports".