Mike McChesney, Principal, Mortgage Technology Practice. Mike is a veteran of the financial services and mortgage industry with over 35 years’ experience. His experience spans all areas of origination, servicing, and capital markets and includes leadership roles with top tier banks, leading non-bank mortgage lenders, industry service providers, and outsourcers. His areas of expertise include technology strategy and architecture, multi-year technology road maps and business cases, solution development and implementation, process optimization, acquisition due diligence and integration, infrastructure management, and program management. Mike has served as the CIO of Top Ten mortgage lenders where he was responsible for all mortgage company technology including origination, secondary marketing, and servicing. Mike has led many ‘first of a kind’ industry innovations including early POS systems and mobile platforms. He has a unique ability to develop business and technology strategies and drive them to successful execution. He also has extensive experience in mortgage acquisition due diligence, execution, and integration. McChesney was previously Executive Director of at Servicelink where he launched the EXOS platform. He was CIO of Planet Home Lending and CIO of IBM’s mortgage outsourcing business and was Director in KPMG’s Consumer and Mortgage Lending practice. He began his career at the Dime Savings Bank in New York where he worked on multiple mortgage projects including large scale servicing conversions and the development of their first mortgage loan origination automation.