Michael

Gabriel

Global Technology Executive and Entrepreneur Driving Revenue Growth Through Innovation

Partner
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Leadership Roles
  • Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Quantum Barometer
  • Executive Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer, Home Box Office
  • Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer, National Basketball Association
  • Vice President, Information Technology, EMI Records Group N.A.
  • Director, Information Technology, Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona, National Broadcast Company

Michael is a Partner in Fortium Partners’ East Region, where he serves media and entertainment, consumer products and retail clients.  He offers insightful perspective and proven tactics to corporate boards and executives leading innovation initiatives to grow market share and revenues.  Michael has valuable experience leading realignment of the technology organization to reduce costs and improve service while growing talent and skills across the team.  He provides thoughtful counsel on how to build digitally integrated enterprises by implementing new and disruptive technologies.  His clients benefit from his knowledge of digital transformation, information security governance and technology risk management.

An accomplished CIO, Michael has held global responsibility for strategic planning, budgeting, infrastructure, systems implementation and application development at leading entertainment enterprises.  With deep cybersecurity governance expertise, Michael has guided corporate committees charged with security and risk oversight.  His prior experience working in a rapidly evolving industry empowers him to coach technology teams working to navigate industry transformation.  He founded and led a company that helps business leaders make better decisions, faster with real-time, continuous feedback on people, projects, processes.

Michael graduated cum laude Pace University, New York with a Bachelor of Business Administration in MIS with an accounting minor.  He holds six media and entertainment industry patents and serves as an advisor on university and industry technology councils.  Michael currently serves on the advisory boards of Beckon Ice Cream and Meteor Now.