Mike Morris is the CEO of Topcoder, a Wipro Company. As the CEO, Mike is responsible for the success of Topcoder and its customers and partners. Topcoder was a pioneer in the crowdsourcing model. Its 1Mn+ strong global community of design, development, and data science experts are redefining innovation today. Mike has been dedicated to Topcoder since its founding in 2002. He has also been instrumental in promoting how the world’s top competitive technology community revolutionizes enterprise software.
Previously the GM of Appirio, Mike led their customer innovation and sales/services teams to establish Topcoder as the premier crowdsourcing destination. He was also responsible for Appirio’s organically grown crowdsourcing platform, Cloudspokes. His vision helped build the offering from concept to a multi-million-dollar business in less than 2 years. Cloudspokes was merged with Topcoder after the acquisition and successful integration of Topcoder and Appirio.
A Boston College alumnus, Mike began his career as a C++ engineer working on Protean – ERP focused on manufacturing companies. As the Director of Design and Development at Tallan Inc., Mike led strategic accounts covering the North West from Silicon Valley to Seattle.
Mike’s ability to manage and motivate at all levels of the internal/external organization, as well as serve as an accessible software industry resource, enables him to connect with technologists and strategists throughout the world.