Tri-State Summer Meeting Speaker Profile

Mike is a seasoned digital leader and innovator with over 20 years of experience in helping organizations leverage technology to achieve business growth, strategic differentiation, and agility. As COO of Rocket Start, Mike oversees day-to-day administrative and operational functions, while also contributing to strategic growth initiatives. Mike is also certified by the Institute for Advertising Ethics, demonstrating his commitment to integrity and ethical standards in his profession.

Mike has a passion for technology and an engineering mind, as well as a track record of producing actionable data-driven plans in the midst of all the noise. He has helped dozens of organizations across various industries, from Fortune 500 companies to startups, to realize the potential of digital innovation, cloud and hybrid infrastructure, user experience, e-commerce, and the internet of things (IoT). Mike is also an experienced speaker and workshop facilitator on technology, digital transformation, and future trends, and has guest lectured at Duke University and the Fuqua School of Business. Mike is a Christian, husband, father, and technologist - in that order.