Mike Rieger is a technology executive, leader, and instructor with over 22 years of experience that spans many areas including executive and board-level management, IT strategy, enterprise architecture, application development, network engineering, systems integration, system and application architecture, team management, partner management, and technology education for such companies as GMAC Commercial Holdings, Xcel Energy, National Cinemedia, Janus Funds, Nextel, Level 3, TW Telecom, Black Creek Capital, T-Mobile, and many more.
Mike is highly proficient at teaching technical concepts in an easy-to-understand, nontechnical way. He is an expert at creating and leading teams, managing partners, and creating technology strategy that aligns to business needs. He has extensive experience developing multi-tier, object-oriented solutions using various technologies—be it on premises, in the cloud, distributed, decentralized, or some combination. Mike possesses a unique blend of experience, education, and leadership mixed with a solid foundation in technology architecture, design, development, and implementation to maximize ROI.
Mike has become a highly sought-after instructor, author, architect, and leader in blockchain technology with a focus on educating and implementing blockchain solutions in the real world. Mike helped create and now teaches the Blockchain Training Alliance’s Blockchain Architecture class. He also coauthored the Certified Blockchain Solution Architect Official Exam Study Guide.
Mike is also the co-inventor of a patent: Facilitating the sale of ad items via the Internet (#7,191,147).