Michael’s career has been a synthesis of data and process analysis, business consulting, systems engineering and technology project management - with a unique contextual background in the mission critical space. He designed and led implementation of an industry-first centralized information management system for real-time processing and business intelligence for the CFCR and CFIR programs at Wachovia Bank. Through MCIM, with backing from two Fortune 100 financial services firms, Michael spearheaded R&D on a comprehensive platform for mission critical information management, which now underpins what has become an indispensable function for a rapidly growing number of forward thinking, global Fortune 500 and 100 mission critical organizations.
Michael’s knack for creative application of emerging information management technologies, combined with his proven methodology for driving organizational adoption and bottom line results have made him a sought after public speaker, sharing the stage with visionaries such as Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff, presenting at Oracle Open World and at numerous business innovation & venture forums. Michael is also a regular consult to enterprise architecture councils within Fortune 500 and 100 firms.
Michael holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), and an MBA from the University of Richmond Robins School of Business, where he is a distinguished member of the “35 Under 35” list.