Mike Smith is Chief Technology Officer at FastSpring where he is responsible for advancing the state of the art in global ecommerce solutions. Prior to FastSpring, Mike was Chief Technology Officer at Verisk Analytics, where he was and responsible for business growth through technological innovation. An advocate of systems thinking, data visualization, transparent modeling and scenario-based forecasting, he worked with internal and external clients to leverage emerging technologies for creating or transforming business models.
Prior to Verisk, Mike was Chief Technology Officer/Chief Architect at Interthinx, a Verisk Analytics company, where he managed the design and deployment of SaaS solutions for automated fraud and compliance analysis, loan file reviews, as well as systems for analyzing and forecasting consumer loan portfolios. Prior to joining Interthinx, he was Chief Software Architect for Strategic Analytics, where he developed patented technologies in non-linear time series decomposition and scenario-based forecasting for retail lending. Mike taught courses in complex systems analysis and portfolio modeling to top retail lenders around the world, developing new business in the US, Canada, UK, Australia, and Asia.