Chief Technology Officer, First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC)
You have reached the personal blog of Michael Manos. Often described as “a scale technology leader with a masochistic thirst for difficult problems,” Mike is currently the Chief Technology Officer at First Data, using technology and his own particular brand of chaos to drive the turn-around of one of the worlds largest Payment and #Fintech companies. He previously led Technology efforts in the successful turn-around and technology modernization at AOL before its eventual purchase by Verizon. At Microsoft, he led the creation and largest expansion of technology infrastructure in the company’s history building out a global technology platform and data center footprint in support of the Online, internal and Azure Cloud Platform. With other Senior Technology Roles including technology leadership roles at Walt Disney, Nokia, and a host leadership and board memberships of start-ups, he has enjoyed a career full of terrifying moments and monsters.
He holds multiple Cloud and Technology based patents and is an active voice in the cloud, data center, and large scale Internet technology communites.
Michael can be contacted via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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