Corporate Vice President, Operating Unit Executive, US West
?As Corporate Vice President the United States West Operating Unit, Michael Wood leads Avanade's sales operations for the western United States.
team are responsible for driving the sales, revenue, profitability and customer relationships within the West OU's major markets including Chicago, Minneapolis, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Denver.
Michael transitioned into his current role in August 2012 after previously leading Avanade's Midwest geography as Account Group Executive (AGE) for five years.
He was one of Avanade's first employees, joining the company in September 2000 as a .NET Solutions Consultant.
His first leadership role was Practice Director in Avanade's U.S. Central Region in August 2002.
became Vice President and Midwest AGE in October 2006.
Before joining Avanade, Michael spent a decade at CSC Consulting as a Solution Architect selling and delivering large Systems Integration projects.
He has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Industrial Engineering/Computer Science from the University of Dayton.
wife, Denise, and their three children live in the Chicago area.
is an active participant in triathlons during the summer, and a passionate hockey player/fan during the winter.