Michael Baum

Michael Baum Age, Net Worth & All Biography - Updated Dec 2022

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Updated On October 19, 2022

Michael Baums an American businessman, investor, and entrepreneur. Moreover, Michael Baum is known as the founder and CEO of ‘Splunk’. It is a big data software technology used for understanding machine-generated data primarily for systems management, security forensics, compliance reporting, and real-time operational intelligence. More than that, he is the founder of six innovative new companies.

Early life

Michael joseph Baum aka Michael Baums was born in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States of America on 28 May 1962. He is 60 years old and holds the citizenship of America. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Gemini. Talking about his parent, he is the son of Mardell A. Baum (mother) and Richard L. Baum, Sr (father). Talking about his ethnicity, and siblings, there is no information regarding it.

He attended cherry slope school ease, where he was a long-time pullover state secondary school swimmer. And, he completed his graduation with a software engineering certificate from Drexel University.

At the university, he changed his majors from electrical designing to software engineering after a visit to the grounds by Steve Jobs. Furthermore, he completed his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a hooker for the Wharton Rugby Team before founding the Wharton Venture Capital Club.

Professional life

From his schooling time, he was more interested to see how personal computers and programming could be applied to empower individuals to handle a lot of information in complex dynamics. Michael interned at the IBM Silicon Valley Lab, developing language parsing engines, and with IBM Entry Systems Division while at Drexel. Micheal was a software engineer responsible for power-on self-test on the original IBM PC BIOS. After that, he distributed his proposal named Information Chunking and Human Decision Making.

Michael Baum

Caption: Michael Baum posing for a photo (Source: Luxury London)

Following the distribution of his ideas, his innovation and commercial enterprise attracted several people and organizations, including Mark Goldstein, Doug Alexander, and a style demonstrating organization. With Mark Goldstein and Doug Alexander, he founded Reality Online.


He started investigating the use of search technology to large-scale machine data as part of his ongoing research in the possibility of improving the knowledge of chaotic systems. In 2003, he re-connects with Rob Das and Erik Swan, the three of whom were helped in founding Splunk. Their goal was to create a search engine that could explore real-time flows as well as vast historical corpora of machine data.

His sixth business venture, Splunk, was the first pure-play big data company to reach a substantial customer and revenue scale before going public. He and his friend as well as the rest of the Splunk team, have received two US patents for their work. In there, he was Splunk’s CEO for the first six years. August Capital, Seven Rosen Funds, JK&B Capital, and Ignition Partners provided him with $40 million in venture capital funding.

Achievements and Net Worth

Talking about his awards and recognition, he has not won any of them till now. But, we can assume that in the upcoming days he will surely win some of them.

According to In Wallmine, he has a net worth of $16.8 million as of early 2021. His worth has established him as successful in his business career. JK&B Capital, August Capital, Ignition Partners, and Seven Rosen Funds all contributed $40 million in venture capital funding to him.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Michael Baum with his wife Julie Carabello (Source: The Simone Awards)

 Michael Baum is a happily married man. The businessman married Julie Carabello. The couple lived with their twin sons. Besides that, there is no more information regarding their married date and son’s names.

Talking about Michael’s rumors and his controversy, he’s not a part of them until now. Besides that, the businessman is focusing on his personal and professional life. Moreover, the businessman likes to keep a distance from the rumors and the controversy.

Body Measurement and Social media

Talking about his body measurement, he has blue eyes and white hair in color. Besides that, there is no detail on body measurements such as height, weight, and other body measurements.

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Caption: Michael Baum body measurement (Source: City AM)

Michael Baum is active on Twitter only. Whereas, in his Twitter account, there are more than 2k followers. Besides that, he is not active on Instagram and Facebook.