Michael Northover is the Practice Director of the Financial Services Practice and CIO consultant for Virtual Information Executives (VIE). Michael is a transformational leader who leverages his diverse experience to rapidly formulate remediation strategies for the most complex IT and organizational challenges.
Michael has held CTO and CIO positions in both the public and private sector. His career spans multiple industries – Finance, Publishing, Healthcare, Higher Education – and both corporate operations and SaaS domains. This broad experience, combined with his deep technical understanding of IT process and best practices, enables him to rapidly engage stakeholders and technologists to provide impactful consulting.
Michael’s passion is enterprise IT strategy and business process re-engineering, but he is equally comfortable providing interim executive management services or IT assessments. His aptitude for simply communicating complex technology concepts as business solutions allows him to act as an effective bridge between the executive team, business stakeholders and the technology organization.
Michael has an MBA/MIS (Management Information Systems) and is a certified Enterprise Architect. He is a member of the Society of Information Management and the Association of Enterprise Architects (AEA).