About The Speaker
Dr Mike Johnston
Dr Mike Johnston is the Chief Technical Officer at Mobilis a market leading Mobile payments company. I am also the CTO for VeriFone Mobile Money a joint venture company with VeriFone Systems Inc. and Mobilis and the Chief Technical Officer for Youtap! He has over 20 years experience in developing and launching products for the telecommunications and financial sectors. He has in-depth experience in the development and implementation of real-time based transaction processing solutions including Billing & Operational Support Solutions, Point of Sale and Mobile Payments, Value Added Services, Switching, IMS and NGN solutions.
Dr Mike has a background in medical physics in the field of breast cancer research before developing leading financial software for International bond, swaps, and futures trading at Softbridge Capital Markets in London, provisioning major international customers such as Citibank, Lehman Brothers, Nomura and Goldman Sachs.
He co-founded Televox, a leader in the carrier-grade voicemail marketplace, before joining Argent Networks to develop its carrier-grade billing systems. Dr. Mike has a PHD in Nuclear Physics from Manchester University, United Kingdom.