Michael Keithley is an effective leader and manager with a proven track record of building technology teams to solve problems and drive business outcomes on a global basis. Michael is known for recruiting, developing, and retaining the best information technology workforce in the entertainment industry. Michael advises clients on emerging digital-related issues and is known for his ability to peer around the corner to leverage emerging technologies and their impact on existing customer experiences and business models.
Throughout his career Michael has leveraged technology to gain competitive advantage and deliver new value creation models. He is an innovator, collaborator and problem solver who straddles both the CIO and CTO roles. A recognized leader in technology innovation known for discovering and incubating leading-edge technologies by establishing key partnerships with Silicon Valley’s premier technology companies, venture capital firms and startups.
A business-centric technology leader who establishes credibility by building strong business relationships, identifying high-value work and delivering on commitments. These senior executive relationships allow Michael to weave himself into the fabric of each business unit’s planning processes and to anticipate what the business wants before they know they need it. Michael’s business acumen and executive presence coupled with his strong customer service enable him to integrate seamlessly with his C-level peers.
Named 2015 Top 100 CIO/CTO Leaders in STEM.