Mike Potter is responsible for leading Qlik’s R&D and Information Technology organizations. Since joining Qlik in 2014, Mike scaled the R&D team and played a critical role in designing and building innovative products and transforming the delivery cadence, from one major product launch a year, to multiple product releases delivered throughout the year.
Previously, Mike worked at Cognos for thirteen years, and was one of the originators of Cognos Business Intelligence products. After IBM’s acquisition of Cognos, he spent six years with the company leading global development organizations for Financial Performance Management and BI across the various Cognos product lines. Prior to joining Qlik, Mike was Senior Vice President of Engineering at CA Technologies, where he led a global development organization within the IT Infrastructure space.
Mike was an IBM Distinguished Engineer and is an accomplished inventor with multiple patents and expertise in financial analytics, financial performance management, data and business modelling, master data management, OLAP, SQL and data access.
Mike holds both a BS in Computer Science and a MCS in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa.