Mike J. Walker

Senior Director, Applied Innovation and Digital Transformation at Microsoft

Mike J. Walker (www.mikejwalk.com) is a renowned entrepreneur and global strategic advisor who brings 25-years of paradigm-shifting digital transformation experience to aid his clients on their digital journey. Across a diverse set of industries Mike has provided high-impact and pragmatic advice to hundreds of Fortune 500 CEOs, CIOs, and CTOs around the globe.

At Microsoft, Mike partners with business and technology executives to advise them on how to maximize their current business while also aiding in the identification of new business models that leverage emerging technologies. He is also responsible for aiding product teams in building the strategy for Microsoft products. Lastly, Mike provides vendor neutral perspectives to several advisory boards from start-ups to trade associations.

Previously, Mike worked at Gartner, as a Vice President of Technology Innovation research where his thought leadership is reflected in over 150 published research notes and over 4,000 client engagements. Mike Walker has been covered by several news outlets including: The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN, Wired, and Gartner.

You can find more insights from Mike here:

V-Next: The Future is Now Podcast (www.vnextpod.com)
This unique podcast focuses on gaining insights from digital thought leaders, from across the globe, key innovation practices, and the disruptive emerging technologies that will affect businesses over the next 5 to 10 years.

Mike the Architect (www.mikethearchitect.com)
For over a decade, MikeTheArchitect has been a definitive source of guidance for enterprise architects. Written from my own chief architect experiences, I share my lessons learned and insights on the enterprise architecture and strategy landscape.


Publication Date: January 2021


To the uninitiated, digital ecosystems are like swirls of mist, more nebulous apparition than tangible tool. But many of today’s top companies rely on this invisible force, and the future will follow. In Rewire!, technology visionary Mike J. Walker unravels the digital ecosystem puzzle with consumable content and a road map to build next generation business models.

Business executives, strategists, digital officers, and innovation leaders can turn to Rewire! to learn about:

• diving deeper into the digital ecosystem evolution,
• inspiring your leadership teams,
• hosting ideation workshops, and
• leveraging the power of digital ecosystems to maximize business value.

Now is the time to shape your company’s trajectory based on real-world guidance from an internationally respected and tirelessly driven innovation expert.

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