BNY Mellon Innovation Center
Please join Michael Gardner, managing director of the BNY Mellon Innovation Center, Silicon Valley, as he discusses the various ways that BNY Mellon is applying data science within the organization. The hour-long talk will provide students an opportunity to ask Michael questions and should prove to be a rich and insightful discussion.
Michael Gardner is a managing director and head of the BNY Mellon Innovation Center, Silicon Valley. Mike is responsible for ensuring access to the best and latest Silicon Valley expertise and technology, to supplement other company innovation centers and technologists around the world, and to apply to the company’s technology initiatives and projects. Mike is building a team of actively engaged software architects and engineers, and relationships with universities, startups, and the venture investment community to ensure the broadest spread of technology acquisition efforts.
A Silicon Valley veteran, Mike has nearly 30 years of experience in software engineering and executive leadership. Work in starting Borland, a well-known programming tools provider pushing the envelope of technologies for microcomputer databases, language compilers, programmer tools, applications employing graphical user interfaces, and Java. He co-founded and ran PeachPit Press, an early innovator in the desktop publishing revolution.
At Lutris Technologies, he ran a large software engineering consulting practice, and later shipped one of the industry’s first application servers and helped pioneer a commercial business model based on publishing open source software.
Mike ran the search engineering teams at eBay and ran a very large development program that converted eBay’s 5M line codebase from C++ to Java. As the VP of engineering at Apigee he directed engineering, operations, and support in building the Apigee cloud in helping enterprise customers with digital transformations of their businesses.