Michael Stricklen

Executive Consultant

Provides strategy and senior operating expertise in support of Bulger Partners advisory clients and Bulger Capital Partners portfolio companies

Professional Expertise

More than ten years of experience as an executive, entrepreneur, board member and advisor with high tech companies.

Sector Expertise

Enterprise Systems and Data Center Management, Health Care Management Software, Telecommunications and High Speed Networking, Integrated Financial Trading Systems, Mobile Device Management, GRC (Governance, Risk, Compliance) Management.


Michael is an Executive Partner of Bulger Partners and supports the firm’s consulting practice. Michael is also the Founder of Stricklen Consulting, providing leadership consulting to CEOs of small-to-medium sized software companies.

Prior to Stricklen Consulting, Michael has been a serial CTO at companies such as Cyrus Innovation, a leading agile software consultancy in NYC. A veteran of both large enterprises such as Cisco Systems and CA Technologies as well as a number of startups, Michael has experience driving innovation in a spectrum of working environments. As a member of CA Technologies’ Council for Technical Excellence, he mentored the next generation of software engineers in proven agile, iterative development methodologies. Michael holds numerous US Patents. These patents range from remote telemedicine systems, IT risk management systems, to mobile device management technologies. Michael’s work has been published in Linux Journal and the Journals of the IEEE and ACM.

CV Highlights

➢ Cyrus Innovation, CTO
➢ Angularis, CTO
➢ Contract Logix, CTO / VP of Engineering
➢ CA Technologies, Senior Director Software Engineering

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