Co-Program Director, CIO Business Council
The Conference Board
Michael Katz is the program director for the Council of Chief Information Officers of The Conference Board. Katz has over 35 years of experience in technology management, systems development, and helping companies achieve business value through technology innovation.
Katz has worked for a variety of technology companies, assisting them with product definition and product management. He began his career with vendors including IBM, Rolm, and Tandem Computers before becoming the COO and managing director for PricewaterhouseCoopers’ World Technology Centre. He has served as a CTO for several early stage companies helping them deploy technology for business advantage. As a consultant, Katz provides his expertise to many large and small companies as well as NGOs, including the World Trade Organization. He holds a degree in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.