Mike Fraser

Co-Founder, CEO and Chief Architect, Refactr

Mike Fraser is the co-founder, CEO and chief architect at Refactr. Mike started his career in the United States Air Force working on F-15 fighter jets weapon systems and later as a cybersecurity engineer. While on active duty, Mike started his first company when he was 19 years old; a retail computer repair store. Mike has since founded multiple tech companies and is a regular speaker at numerous industry events, including CRN, various Microsoft events, RedHat AnsibleFest, DevOps Days, and All Day DevOps. He has published several feature articles including in Redmond Channel Partners and appeared on the cover of Channel Pro Magazine. Mike is currently an adjunct instructor at Seattle Central College, teaching courses in Cloud, Cybersecurity and DevOps. He earned a bachelor's degree in application development from North Seattle College and has a master's degree in computer science from Seattle University. Mike aspires to be the world's coolest dad for his 5-year-old autistic daughter. In his spare time, he is creating an augmented reality app to help autistic children communicate.