Mike studied Interactive Multimedia with a focus on human-computer interactions in the United Kingdom. While completing his degree, he planned and hosted usability tests for a digital library building tool associated with the New Zealand Digital Library project at the University of Waikato.
Mike has previously worked as a user interface designer for a computer hardware manufacturer, and now helps create software for Trend Micro. He has recently started establishing guidelines for mobile apps to increase efficiency during the development process while maintaining consistency and a quality user experience across different products. Mike has also earned a Scrum Master certificate and takes a strong interest in Lean Development.