Chief Information Officer, Yahoo Inc.Mike Kail is Yahoo’s CIO and SVP of Infrastructure, where he leads the IT and Data Center functions for the company. He has more than 23 years of IT Operations experience with a focus on highly scalable architectures, prior to joining Yahoo. Most recently, Kail served as VP of IT Operations at Netflix. Prior to that, he was VP of IT Operations at Attensity, where he was responsible for the Americas data center operations team; including managing various big data systems with their Hadoop cluster, HBase, and MongoDB components. He has been recognized widely for his insightful industry commentary on Twitter, and was recently named by the Huffington Post as one of the “Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter.” He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Iowa State University.
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