Mike Pierce

CTO, Echidna

Mike began his IT career as a programmer in Walmart’s massive Information Systems Division, and later led the teams for eCommerce Applications and Samsclub.com Development. In 2005, he left Walmart to lead Teleflora’s eCommerce development and, eventually, its 100-person-strong IT department as CIO. After climbing the corporate ladder, Mike ventured into the IT service industry and helped dozens of companies leverage emerging Cloud-based technology. Today, as CTO of Echidna, he guides companies on their journey to Cloud-based commerce.