Michael Long has extensive experience in information technology, infrastructure, operations, development, networking and business development.
Michael has formulated Information Technology strategies based on four objectives (1) maximize profits and efficiencies for the organization, (2) to develop “best in class” information technology solutions, (3) promote digital and organization transformation and (4) build a strong and secure IT organization in line with the business.
Prior to joining Tier4 Group, Michael performed as an interim CIO & Advisor for several corporations in Atlanta, GA; engaged to make assessments of his clients’ technology organizations and facilitate IT transformation, including mentoring other CIO’s and their respective IT leadership teams; additionally, formulating an IT vision by building stronger business relationships, and partnering with strategic IT vendors.
Prior to his CIO engagements, Michael was Chief Information Officer at the Georgia Department of Revenue responsible for enterprise wide information technology in support of several divisions. During this tenure Michael restructured the information technology division, implemented a three year Information technology roadmap, pioneered the negotiation and implementation of fraud software, moved enterprise wide contact centers from premise based solution to the cloud, consolidated Georgia tax systems from over 40 disparate tax systems applications into a single tax platform; and implemented a digital transformation strategy based on Cloud services and business analytics.
During this time, Michael Long was awarded the Georgia CIO of the year; later achieving nationwide ranking of #46 on Information Weeks “Elite 100” list, for technology and innovation.
Prior to the DOR, Michael held several executive positions for leading corporations holding titles of CTO for a major Travel Management Company, VP of Global Infrastructure & Operations, for a leading education corporation; VP of Service Delivery for a leading Healthcare Insurance provider, and CIO & SVP for a global Logistics and Security Corporation.
What You’ll Learn in This Episode
- What Tier4 Group does
- What TAPP is
- How clients can engage with TAPP
- What makes TAPP Advisory Service different
- How TAPP works with its clients and the types of IT advisory services it provides
- About Tier4 CIO services
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