As co-founder, EVP and CTO of dinCloud, Mike established one of the first Cloud Service providers to offer hosted virtual desktops, servers, storage, and other cloud services worldwide. dinCloud has been rated #1 by Network World Magazine in their desktop-as-a-service ("DaaS") shootout article of May 21, 2012, Voted VDI Solution of 2012 by the UP Cloud Computing Conference and named 1 of 10 Hot Cloud Startups 2013 by CIO Magazine, Voted Best VDI Solution (beat our VMware, Citrix, Oracle & others) at the UP Cloud Computing Conference 2012 etc. Mike gained his experience with numerous service providers, multi-national corporations, and cloud companies such as Airespring, Equant, Broadcom, Wells Fargo, Experian, tamCloud and others. He is also an advisor to www.drivenbi.com which is a pioneer in cloud based business analytics.
Mike holds numerous industry certifications such as the prestigious Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE# 7226), Cisco Technology Solutions Specialist (TSS), HP Master Accredited Systems Engineer (MASE), Trend Micro Certified Security Expert (TCSE), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), VMware Sales Professional (VSP), VMware Technical Sales Professional (VTSP), VMware Certified Professional 3/4/5 (VCP #26676), Hitachi Sales Qualified Professional (HDS-SQP), EMC SE Accreditation 2010 (EMC-SEA), EMC Technology Architect (EMC-TA), RSA – CSE/SecurID, CSE/enVision, CSE/DLP, Compellent – CCIP, CCSA, Riverbed Certified Solutions Professional (RCSP), Quest Software vWorkSpace Certified Administrator, Nexenta CNA (#3019566), Nexenta CNSP (#7031053), Adtran ASP, SIP School SSCA, Linux LPIC1 certification and has a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree in law from California Southern University.