Mr. Rouse has worked with Fortune 500 companies, such as Toyota and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and also has led technology and operations teams responsible for building entrepreneurial startups, such as SFNB.com and S1. Having led several successful business transformation and cost-reduction programs, he also helps organizations align their execution efforts with their business strategy, transforming technology and operations to be cost effective and efficient.
Mike has served as a C-Level officer (COO / CIO / CTO) for the past 18 years and led both the technology and operations divisions of some of the world’s highest performing and most innovative firms. He also has significant experience within the areas of strategic planning, merger and acquisition integration, new product development, start-up and turnaround ventures.
Mr. Rouse earned a master’s degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in management and technology and a bachelor’s degree from Mercer University in finance and economics.