EVP and Worldwide CIO, EVO Payments International
Mike Reidenbach is the Executive Vice President and Worldwide Chief Information Officer of EVO Payments International, an international financial services organization licensed to operate in over fifty countries around the world. In this capacity, Mike is responsible for all System, Application Development, Networking, Data Security, Operations and Telecommunications functions for the organization. In addition, Mike is a key member of the company’s corporate development, acquisition and integration efforts.
Prior to his role at EVO Payments International, Mike spent seventeen years with Global Payments, an international financial services organization, most recently as an Executive Vice President and the Worldwide Chief Information Officer for the company. During his tenure, he was responsible for the Application Development, Systems, Network, Data Security, Computer Operations and Telecommunications areas for the company, as well as the Project Management Office, Quality Assurance and Product divisions. As such, he was responsible for the company's overall systems and applications architectures, major project initiatives and all product offerings.
Mike is a member of the Chadwick Martin Bailey Technology Panel, as well as the Project Management Institute. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the Technology Association of Georgia and on the Board of Advisors to the Association of Telecommunication Professionals. Mike is also on the Board of Directors of the FinTech Society of TAG, and he serves as a Board Member of Global Knowledge, an IT Training company based in Cary, NC. Finally, Mike was also a member of the PCI Council Board of Advisors and the Payments Processors Information Sharing Council (PPISC), an organization that is part of the FS-ISAC.
Prior to Global Payments, Mike spent nine years as an Aircraft Commander and Instructor Pilot for the U.S. Air Force upon his graduation from the United States Air Force Academy. He flew several aircraft types during numerous operational missions throughout the world, including Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
Mike received his Bachelors in Computer Science from the United States Air Force Academy, and he has earned two Masters Degrees (in Management Information Systems and Business Administration/Finance) from the University System of Georgia.