Mr. Mike Strange is a passionate technology leader, with 20+ years of IT architecture and IT leadership experience. He has served in numerous IT leadership roles, including CTO and Senior Vice President. He is passionate about bringing clarity to the design and development of modern architectures and systems, and speaks at conferences regularly regarding IT trends. Mike is Vice President in our Los Angeles office.
Mike has served as CTO for Green Dot, the leading issuer of prepaid cards, and Mitek Systems, the mobile imaging company that provides Mobile Deposit to over 3000 banks. At Green Dot, he was responsible for systems development and architecture, driving an architecture modernization initiative based on SOA principles and launching Green Dot’s first mobile applications. At Mitek, he led all design, development and deployment of mobile imaging solutions, launching multiple new products, a new mobile SDK, architecture updates to leverage the cloud, and Mitek’s online developer network.
Prior, Mike has 18 years of management consulting experience, including Partner at both KPMG and CSC. In this capacity, Mike planned and implemented hundreds of systems development and related IT initiatives. Through this broad experience, Mike has a keen understanding of IT program and risk management.
Mike is married, with 4 children and 2 dogs, living in the Los Angeles area. He is an active runner, having completed 3 marathons and over 25 half marathons.
Mike received a BS in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.