Michael Kolbrener

Michael Kolbrener

Widely known in the industry as a technology evangelist and solution architect, Michael�s focus is on designing collaborative delivery strategies that are closely aligned with enterprise goals and objectives. He has extensive experience in capital markets and mortgage banking domains, and his areas of expertise include custom software development, enterprise technology services, IT risk management, and project management. Before joining Synechron, Michael was Chief Information Officer at Aurora Bank FSB, where he collaborated closely with the executive team to ensure that enterprise goals matched changing market conditions, and to deliver a technology roadmap that supported business objectives. Michael led software engineering, database engineering, infrastructure operations, IT governance, and information security. Michael also served as Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers, where he led architecture, application development, business intelligence (BI), and enterprise data management for the Mortgage Capital Division. Over his career, Michael has played various leadership roles including CTO for a Webby Award-winning website, CIO for a national mortgage lender, and led his own technology consulting firm.