Strategy & Corp. Development,
Mike Cristinziano is the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development at DigitalOcean. Prior to DigitalOcean, Mike was the Corporate Vice President for Strategic Development at Citrix Systems, Inc. where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing, venture capital investments and investor relations.
Under his leadership, Citrix invested more than $600 million in strategic acquisitions. Prior to joining Citrix in 2003, Mike was Managing Director at Harris Nesbitt (BMO Financial Group), where he covered the networking and software industries. During his tenure as an equity research analyst, Mike was recognized by The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and StarMine. Before joining Harris Nesbitt in 1997, he began his Wall Street career as an analyst at Needham & Co. Prior to that, he served as a Member of Technical Staff at Telcordia Technologies.
Mike earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Temple University and a Master of Science in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.