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Michael O’Neil

Michael O’Neil has spent his career in leadership roles designing and realizing complex business software systems.  He is currently a Partner at New York technology consulting firm Control Group, where he is heading up a new Enterprise Innovation and Transformation practice.  He has previously served Control Group over a number of years as CTO and as a board advisor, and he founded and grew the application development and systems architecture practices there.  Prior to his current tenure at CG, Michael was EVP Technology and Development at Walker Digital Table Systems, responsible for technical product design, implementation and delivery.  Prior to that he has held executive management and technical leadership positions at companies in diverse industries including Deutsche Bank, MLB Advanced Media, AXA/Equitable, Metlife and Oxford Health Plans.  Michael has over 20 years of experience in designing and building applications and technical infrastructure, from vision and concept definition through logical and physical design, engineering, testing, production readiness, rollout and high-traffic operations.  His areas of specialization include high-availability engineering, virtualized infrastructure, database design, service-oriented architecture, messaging-based systems, large platform performance and scalability, systems security, and analytics and decision support systems.