Michael is a veteran technologist who has 20+ years of operations, business development, software sales, software architecture, software development and consulting experience with firms like VMware, Grant Thornton and Accenture.
Currently, Michael is the CTO at the Family Independence Initiative. Prior to joining Fii, Michael was consulting with a number of companies (both startups and established businesses) to provide strategic and technical consulting (including designing and developing iOS apps using Objective-C, web apps written in Python for Google App Engine, and web apps / sites using standard LAMP frameworks and WordPress).
Michael is a veteran of several Silicon Valley software companies and startups. His experience includes directing the efforts around building out the Virtual Appliances initiative for VMware (NASDAQ: VMW). By developing a successful ISV outreach program, Michael helped define a new category of software solutions. Prior to the last 11 years in the San Francisco Bay Area, Michael spent 8 years in technology consulting with firms like Accenture and Grant Thornton.Michael holds a M.S. in Business and Technology from Johns Hopkins University.
Specialties: Objective C, Python, Django, Google App Engine, PHP, Flourish PHP Framework, Smarty Template Engine, LAMP, HTML 5, CSS3, jQuery, AJAX, C#, ASP.net, Visual Basic, Java, JBoss, Weblogic, MailChimp, SilverPop (and the list goes on and on).