Mike Rocco

Mike Rocco is founder and CEO of 3Cloud. With more than 22 years of experience in technology leadership and engineering, Mike has helped Fortune 2000 companies digitally transform their businesses to improve productivity and build sustainable growth strategies. With more than 15 years at Microsoft, Mike has seen the exponential transformation and value that Cloud solutions can deliver to clients in productivity, operational efficiencies and business results.

Mike brings a unique and collaborative approach to clients. He has an established track record of building and cultivating high performing teams. He has extensive experience in coaching and developing leadership talent to support transformation and digital strategies.

Before launching 3Cloud, Mike was the U.S. Central Region General Manager for Microsoft, where he led their $1billion revenue generating Corporate Accounts team and was responsible for more than 1000 customers across 18 states. Mike successfully led go-to-market plans for many customers to help transition their business from on-premise software to agile Cloud/SaaS models. He also led Microsoft’s Enterprise Financial Services customer segment that included the largest insurance, banking and capital market clients. Prior to Microsoft, Mike held leadership and engineering roles at Ariba (SAP) and Praxair.

Mike earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business and a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University in Michigan. He also served on the Board of Governors for Lumity (IT services nonprofit), Kettering University Alumni Board, and Campaign Chair for Microsoft’s United Way Giving Campaign.

Job title:
CEO

What that means:
Responsible for exceptional client, employee and partner experience.

Why he's excited about Azure:
Azure offers our clients huge savings over existing on-premise or hosted data centers.

Dream job after consulting:
Investor in technology start-ups.

Furthest he's traveled from home:
Florence, Italy

Little known fact about Mike:
Italian is my first language, and I learned to speak English in kindergarten.