Mike oversees all legal affairs of the company and is the Secretary for the Board of Directors and the company. He also manages corporate governance and regulatory compliance and has responsibility for corporate security, ethics program, government affairs, public policy activities and philanthropic initiatives on a domestic and international basis. Mike was part of the founding executive team who was instrumental in standing Conduent up as a company.

Previously, he was general counsel and secretary of Xerox Corporation. Prior to that, Mike served as associate general counsel for the Xerox Services business and executive vice president and secretary of Xerox Business Services. He was responsible for negotiating, maintaining and resolving disputes relating to commercial and government contracts, supporting and supervising acquisitions and divestitures, overseeing corporate governance and serving as the primary legal advisor on all business operations.

Mike joined Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., now Conduent, in 2009 as senior vice president and deputy general counsel focused on corporate governance, acquisitions and divestitures, compliance with federal securities laws and negotiating and maintaining the company’s debt and credit facilities.

Prior to that Mike worked at Frost, Brown, Todd, a private law firm where he focused on business transactions and business law. He also served in various roles in the law department of Ashland Inc., a global oil and chemical company, including general counsel to Valvoline Oil Company and senior group counsel of Ashland Inc.

Mike is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Juris Doctorate degree. He is a member of the board of visitors at the University of Kentucky College of Law.