Primary Role
Director, Business Development at Sometrics
University of Southern California
January 29, 1978

Person Details


As Director of Business Development at Sometrics, Michael Maher is responsible for bringing in new business to the company, directly impacting revenue. He is responsible for both the Sometrics Payment Platform and the revenue streams. Michael understands many different business verticals and how they relate to Sometrics, as well as a knowledge of new companies and their business initiatives and how they can potentially become future partnerships for Sometrics. The partnerships Michael has put together and executed contracts with include 50+ payment partners(Vindicia, Moneybookers, Paypal), thousands of game publishers(Zynga, Habbo, IMVU, Playdom), advertising partners and strategic partners(Facebook Credits, BringIt, Hooked Media). Michael is solely responsible for the Facebook Credits deal, which allows Game Coins to be exchanged for Facebook Credits - Game Coins is still the only virtual currency not on that can be exchanged for Credits.

Before joining Sometrics, Michael was a business development consultant at eMedical Lending - a venture backed medical finance company. Prior work experience includes business development roles at E*Trade Financial and AMPRO Financial where he brought in hundreds of millions of dollars of new business.

Michael holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University and a MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business. Michael was on the Dean's List at both universities.
Speaking Engagements:

Gamescom, Games Convention Online, Engage Expo, Social Gaming Summit.

Experience (2)

  • C7bb622ac41493ce86e99991c95b7c35


    VP of Business Development
    May 24, 2012
  • 273682798a415b5f7ea342b386276000


    Director, Business Development
    Jul 1, 2008

Education (2)