Mike D. Kail is Everest’s CTO, responsible for the strategic vision and technical direction. His prior work includes founding Cybric as CTO. Mike was also Yahoo’s CIO and SVP of Infrastructure, where he led the IT and Data Center functions for the company. At Netflix, he served as VP of IT Operations, where he was responsible for Employee Technology and various Engineering components. Before that role, Mike was VP of IT Operations at Attensity, where he was responsible for the Americas data center operations team; including managing various Big Data systems with their Hadoop cluster, HBase and MongoDB components. He has decades of IT Operations experience with a focus on highly-scalable architectures.
Mike has been widely recognized for his insightful industry commentary on social media, and was recently named by the Huffington Post as one of the “Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter.”