Michael Boccardi is a co-founder of Cervalis and an industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience leading information technology and business operations. He has held key positions at The Bank of New York, DeGeorge Home Alliance, Inc. and The Dreyfus Corporation. Mr. Boccardi has specialized in developing technology solutions in dynamic and complex
Mr. Boccardi was formerly Senior Vice President, Operations and Chief Information Officer at DeGeorge Home Alliance. While there, he headed a two-year re-engineering effort that included a redesign of back-office operations, implementation of a new IT platform and a major expansion of company facilities. The initiative was completed in December 1998, as planned, while the company simultaneously increased sales by over 500%. He also served as President of DeGeorge5599 Corporation, a real-estate holding company.
At The Dreyfus Corporation, Mr. Boccardi led the Retail Systems division, supporting sales and service initiatives. He was also responsible for developing and implementing the technology strategy and infrastructure for research,
trading and portfolio management systems. Previously, Mr. Boccardi
designed,constructed and managed the Dreyfus Corporation data center and distributed operations.
At The Bank of New York, Mr. Boccardi played a key role in the development and consolidation of two data center operations serving the mutual fund and corporate trust industries. He was responsible for data center operations, technical support and quality assurance. Under his leadership, data center operations were automated, improving service and reliability.