Prior to Cybric, Mike Kail was Yahoo’s CIO and SVP of Infrastructure, where he led the IT and Data Center functions for the company. He has more than 24 years of IT Operations experience with a focus on highly- scalable architectures.
Prior to joining Yahoo, Mike served as VP of IT Operations at Netflix, where he was responsible for Employee Technology and various Cloud Engineering components.
Before that role, Mike was VP of IT Operations at Attensity, where he was responsible for the Americas data center operations team; including managing various Big Data systems with their Hadoop cluster, HBase, and MongoDB components.
He has been widely recognized widely for his insightful industry commentary on social media Twitter, and was recently named by the Huffington Post as one of the “Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter.”
He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Iowa State University.
Mike is based in Los Gatos, CA, where he lives with his wife and two sons.
Mike's Twitter Handle: https:[email protected]
Mike's LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mdkail
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|Apr 13, 2016||Huffington Post - Tech - 10 Characteristics of Extraordinary CIOs|
|Dec 3, 2015||USA Today Money - Marissa Mayer may be running out of time at Yahoo|
|Dec 1, 2015||Inc.com - 10 Candidates to Replace Marissa Mayer at Yahoo|
|Nov 10, 2015||Beta Boston - Former Yahoo CIO, sued by Netflix, resurfaces at security startup Cybric|
|Jun 22, 2015||Wired News - Netflix Marches Forward on 100% Cloud Data Center|
|May 20, 2015||StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: May 20, 2015|
|May 20, 2015||SiliconBeat - Yahoo CIO Mike Kail replaced as he fights Netflix lawsuit|
|May 19, 2015||Bloomberg - Yahoo Appoints Laurie Mann as CIO, Replacing Mike Kail|