As Vice President of APAC, Michael Sher head’s up the organization for Thinfilm in the region based out of Singapore. Prior to joining Thinflim, Michael was VP of Sales for OpenDNA an AI company focused consumer personalization, where he was a senior member for the executive team responsible for the go to market for APAC. As Vice President of Sales at NICE, Michael was responsible for growing the business in APAC from 20M to over 70M. In addition to his sales role, Michael also was responsible for the business consulting practice, pre-sale organization, customer experience and the product specialist group.
Previously Michael has held many senior positions including, HP Software APAC, where he ran a 260M business covering all the direct selling account across the APAC region, Head of IBM Rational ASEAN, VP New Era of Networks Inc. (NEON) - Sybase, an enterprise application integration company, where he was accountable for APJ technical services and software sales, business development and product management, building the business towards an annual revenue of US$100 million worldwide. Michael was instrumental in launching MQSeries Integrator, a jointly developed product with IBM, that now owns a commanding position in the EAI space. Prior to his position at New Era, Michael was CEO and Founder of InfoStructure Inc., which he successfully sold to XVT Software.
Michael has deep experience in IT, Digital and Big Data Analytics, and spans the details of running a business through to the best practices in software development.
Michael has a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin.