Mike Reidenbach is the Executive Vice President and Worldwide Chief Information Officer for Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), one of the world’s leading payment processing and merchant acquiring companies. He is responsible for the Company’s overall system architecture, major project initiatives and product offerings and provides leadership for the following areas of the Company on a global basis: Application Development, Data Center Operations, Networking, Project Management, Product Development, Quality Assurance, Systems, and Telecommunications.
Mike joined National Data Corporation, Global Payments’ former parent company, in 1993 as a Project Manager. Since that time, he has been instrumental in the advancement of Global’s system strategies and is a key member of many corporate initiatives.
Prior to joining Global Payments, Mike spent nine years as an Instructor Pilot for the U.S. Air Force, after graduating from the Air Force Academy. During his military career, he flew numerous operational missions throughout the world, including those for Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
He holds a Masters in Management Information Systems, as well as a Masters in Business Administration/Finance from Georgia College. Additionally, he has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy.