Michael has spent the last 20 years in Higher Education IT with Boston, Princeton, Georgetown and Duke Universities and has been actively involved in the development and management of BITNET, the Internet2 and NSF Middleware Initiatives, various activities of the US Federal
Government security efforts, development of standards and practices
for directories and calendar systems. He has been actively involved in EDUCAUSE, Internet2 and various other communities of Higher Education. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Boston University in 1985.