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Michael Harries

Michael Harries is chief technologist for the Citrix Startup Accelerator and senior director in the Citrix CTO Office.

Website: http://blogs.citrix.com/author/michaelha/
Santa Clara, California, United States
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Dr Michael Harries is Chief Technologist for the Citrix Startup Accelerator and Senior Director in the Citrix CTO Office. In his present role, he selects and coaches early stage startups creating new solutions for the future of Desktop, Mobile, Cloud and Collaboration.

Michael has over 20 years of software leadership, including 10 years in the leadership team of the Citrix Labs organization, guiding both company strategy (from single-product company to multi-product company), and product lines. During this time he has been responsible for high level strategy, for analysis and strategic championing of new initiatives, for company-wide product ideas process, and for educating Citrix employees about long term and emerging technology trends.

Prior to joining Citrix, Michael was involved with several Australian based startups, including his own, applying machine learning to various domains. He has been a computer consultant and an academic. Michael has a PhD in Computer Science, specializing in Machine Learning from University of NSW, Australia, and a Bachelors degree in Economics from University of Sydney, Australia.


Innovation, Software, Market evolution, Startups, Futures