As the firm’s Chief Innovation Officer, Michael helps clients drive for excellence and ingenuity in an ever-changing world. Michael also leads blum’s technology advisory group, where he consults with a range of businesses and industries on issues related to technology strategy and direction, enterprise and solution architecture, cloud computing and digital transformation.
Michael’s experience spans many disciplines including communication and collaboration solutions, workflow, system integration, machine learning and custom application development across a variety of industries with particular strengths in insurance, manufacturing, biotech and professional services.
Michael currently holds Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Solution Framework Endorsed Practitioner and Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications.
Prior to joining blum in 2006, Michael spent many years leading consulting engagements for Microsoft Gold Certified Partners providing expertise across both current and legacy technology. He was the strategic architect at Aetna, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, responsible for evaluating technology solutions and developing strategies for implementation. Michael also serves as the partner-in-charge of Internal Technology for blum.