Mike is a long time friend, absolutely brilliant and just a great, great guy. Plus, he is a Corvette guy :-)
Mike is the Keynote Speaker on the first day and will be presenting:
Below is Mike's brief bio:
Prior to Google, Michael worked for Dell as a Federal Account Manager responsible for a major US DoD Agency for three years. Earlier in his career he held several roles during 17 years with Sun Microsystems including Senior System Engineer / Product Specialist, and before joining Sun, he worked as a software development Team Leader on the Launch Control System for the Space Shuttle at the Kennedy Space Center during the early years of it’s operation.
Michael earned a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida and worked at the university as an Instructor of Computer Science during his Master’s and post-degree studies.
Mike’s other interests and activities include computer and information technology, golf, SCUBA diving, photography, automobile restoration and collecting, and almost anything “technical”. He has two sons, both former US Marines, and two grandsons.