Technology Leader Skilled at Shaping Profitable Product Offerings



Leadership Roles

  • Chief Technology Officer – Green Dot Corporation
  • Chief Technology Officer – Mitek Systems, Inc.
  • Senior Vice President, IT (Chief Information Officer) – William O’Neil + Company
  • Vice President and Los Angeles Office Leader – Pariveda Solutions

Michael is a Partner in Fortium Partners’ West Region, where he serves companies seeking to grow through innovation and strategic use of technology.  He has deep experience in product development, IT strategy, business intelligence, and ERP implementation.  Michael has served clients across a wide range of industries including fin-tech, software, media and entertainment, manufacturing and distribution, legal services and agriculture.  His leadership style balances coaching and management to achieve positive results and create a ‘best place to work’ environment.  

An advocate for strategy matched with action, Michael provides his clients with superior technical knowledge and sound advice on how to execute transformation initiatives.  His experience includes large-scale projects to implement machine learning, improve sales processes, automate the primary distribution channel and standardize the cloud architecture.  He brings experience moving swiftly from research to product launch through the use of Agile methodologies.  Michael has sponsored hundreds of complex technology projects and coached teams through reorganizations designed to reduce production issues and increase overall capacity.  His focus on quality includes building effective offshore operations and developer networks.  Michael’s clients seek his input to resolve issues and capitalize on opportunities in the areas of artificial intelligence, data management, and custom application development.

Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He holds 15 patents for mobile image systems, methods, content capture, quality and processing.