CTO, AOL Brands
Senior Vice President, AOL
A seasoned Technology Management executive with over 18 years of management experience and technical industry certifications and patents with a strong background in data center management, information technology platforms, network architecture, service management (ITIL) and telecommunication technologies.
Mike has an extensive IT-based consulting and professional service background which includes business practice management with revenue generation responsibilities which flavors a strong advocacy of technology and process integration.
Past examples of this technology and process integration have been recognized by leading analyst firms including The Gartner Group and Meta Group. This integration experience is augmented by considerable systems development experience in both traditional systems development environments and web-based development platforms.
He is currently responsible for all Global Technology and Development platforms for all AOL Subscription businesses, the Industry, Technology, and Media sites, AOL Mail and Messaging, and global mobile engineering efforts. Previous to these responsibilities at AOL he also led all engineering and development efforts for the Huffington Post and ran global operations.
His past roles include Nokia, where he was Senior Vice President of Service Operations, Digital Realty Trust where he had data center design, construction, ongoing operations and professional services, similar responsibilities at Microsoft Corporation, and executive roles at Walt Disney, Rhythms NetConnections, and Nuclio Corporation (now part of Sun Microsystems). He holds multiple IT and Data Center technology sector patents and is an active voice in the data center and large scale Internet technology community.
Michael can be contacted via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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