Mike founded Opsview (formerly Opsera) in 2005 and has over 25 years of software and consulting experience, including founding three other technology companies. His passion is in developing a vision, defining the strategy and then building a team and strong company culture to deliver business success.
Mike has worked in many industry sectors, with particular emphasis on the financial services sector during the five years he lived in the US. On his return to the UK, he founded and was the C.E.O. of Rubus, a venture-backed technology consultancy, and grew the company to over 300 employees in five locations in Europe.
Mike's experience in building teams and attracting high-calibre employees earned Rubus a highly respected reputation with clients, together with a dynamic and rewarding company culture. He started his career working in sales and sales management at ICL and Oracle, before co-founding Viant - a venture-backed, Silicon Valley internet services company. Mike’s companies have been recognized with numerous awards including the Ernst & Young UK Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year, CBI's Most Promising Company and regional and national Deloitte Fast 50 awards.