About 

Proven leader transforming businesses through innovative application of technology, process improvements, applied data science, product innovation, and strategic planning. Subject matter expert across capital markets, financial services, data analytics, and regulated industries. Fortune 500 experience delivering complex technology projects on-time and on-budget. Recognized for ability to align technology implementation and integration with financial and strategic initiatives. Strong team leader and coach.

Successes Include...

  • Built a strategic technology consultancy, securing multi-million dollars in contracts with multinational and global brands in under 18 months.

  • Increased employee retention by 80% and productivity by 60% through Agile training program.

  • Saved a global financial services company $1B after implementing IT systems to mitigate and prevent risk for potential trading violations.

  • Increased customer retention rate by 40% through the introduction of a new data product that provided early warning signs for credit and financial risk. 

  • Generated add-on revenue of $5M through product enhancements leveraging technology and integrating efforts with sales team to provide them with expanded product line and new sales. 

 

Defining Leadership

Certifications:

  • Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC) / Scrum Master Certified (SMC)

  • Scrum Agile Master Certified (SAMC)

“Mike has the strategic intelligence of an experienced expert in capital markets, management, consulting, and technology. His background, domain knowledge and pulse on the industry make him invaluable in making projects happen, write business requirements, write software code, implement machine learning, and build relationships across departments.” - SVP, Citigroup, Inc.

Q & A

Q: What are your best skills and abilities?

A: I have a strong ability to apply innovation to any project; program and can do so in any industry. Product Innovation, Agile Coaching, Project Management, Scrum Master, Subject Matter Expert Across Capital Markets/Technology.

Q: What have been the main influences in your life?

A: Personal freedom, and applying knowledge from executives who have mentored me.

Q: Describe your greatest accomplishment. 

A: Built a consulting platform that generated 500K in the first 6 months. Built a numerical scoring system for automated investments.

Q: What are you achieving right now?

A: Learning about marketing as far as to the best time of day to communicate to people, and who to market to. Enrolled in an MBA program. Built www.investmentscy.com while in between contracts.

Q: What are your future goals?

A: I do want to continue to grow the Investment Science Consulting Practice, and finish my dual degree program by 2022.

 

I would like to obtain venture capital funding for:

1) High Risk Investment - Advanced automated trading system - Currently under development, seeking investment/partnership to complete (inquire for details)

2) Medium Risk Investment - New York area real estate investments / including real estate data product, seeking 50+ million

3) Medium Risk Investment - Grow the consulting firm of Investment Science. We have had successful projects/clients, but need a stable pipeline of deals incoming, and we are seeking salespeople or a stable stream for contacts/contracts, and we are open to lines of credit.

4) Medium Risk Investment - Data services. We have proprietary data that is superior to everything available on the market. We seek investment funding to help us monetize the product.

5) High Risk Investment - Movies. We have a close knit contact with some artists that are seeking funding for films. Would anybody want to diversify their investment portfolio?

6) High Risk Investment - Surfing Wave Pools. While it is difficult to obtain permits, and quite expensive with insurance, this business line could easily be monetized. Seeking a line of credit or funding. Would anybody want to diversify their portfolio?

 

Interests & Hobbies

Surfing
Technology
Skateboarding
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