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Dean's Executive Professor of Information Systems
Mike joined SCU in March, 2010 and is responsible for the Capstone Program for MSIS students in addition to teaching responsibilities.
Previously, he was President and CEO of Intacct Corporation, the leading company specializing in accounting and financial management software for small and medium businesses using the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model (www.intacct.com). Mike joined the company in January, 2007 and led a period of rapid investment and growth. He was named one of the "Top 100 Most Influential People in the Accounting Profession" each year since 2007, even though he is not an accountant. He retired in late 2009 and was named CEO Emeritus.
His 38-year career in the information technology industry is characterized by working in businesses based on advanced technology in the early stage of market adoption or helping businesses grow around a new vision.
Previously he was CEO of The Interim CEO Network, a specialized recruiting firm he founded; Neuron Data which he transformed to become Blaze Software and go public; and Kaleida Labs, the pioneering multimedia joint venture of Apple and IBM. He spent 23 years at IBM including being General Manager of four divisions: Global Small Business; Global Consumer Division; Fireworks Partners, a venture capital firm; and the Multimedia Division.
He holds BA and MBA degrees from The University of Rochester.