As executive vice president of Managed and Cloud Services, Mike Conley leads the division that combines Sirius’ managed security services, managed hosting services, managed systems services and Sirius Data Centers. Mr. Conley joined Sirius with the acquisition of Forsythe in 2017.
Mr. Conley joined Forsythe in 1993 as an account manager. He became a district manager in 2000, was promoted to vice president in 2003 and to senior vice president in 2007. Mr. Conley was named to the Forsythe Technology board of directors in 2006. He served on the advisory boards of several of Forsythe’s technology manufacturer partners, and was a member of Forsythe’s internal committee to evaluate emerging technologies, with a special focus on the many security and hybrid data center/cloud solutions being developed.
Prior to joining Forsythe, Mr. Conley worked for three years with Delta Communications, Chicago, Ill. as sales manager of a 13-state Midwestern sales region serving national clients.
Mr. Conley has served as a guest-lecturer for the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and the University of Notre Dame Executive MBA Program, educating executive business students about IT issues in business context. He is a contributing author for two case studies published by the Kellogg School. Mr. Conley has been a commentator on Tech Talk with Craig Peterson, the #1 Saturday morning radio show in the Boston market, and his observations about how businesses address IT issues have been published in CIO Insight, IT Business Edge, and Information Today.
Mr. Conley holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from The University of Iowa.