Michael De Sousa

Executive Head: Technology

Michael is the Executive Head of Technology at Discover Digital. In his role, he is accountable for the company’s strategy, formulation, development and cross-functional delivery of Discover Digital’s technology and software portfolio. He also serves as a high impact executive on the Discover Digital Exco Leadership Team led by CEO Stephen Watson. Michael is a proven leader with more than 15 years of experience in managing diverse technology portfolios and strategies, He helps shape product priorities, direction, evangelize solutions and roadmaps and works closely with partners to drive progressive software and technology innovation as one of Discover Digitals thought-leading technical experts. He believes in democratising business products, simplifying operations and driving innovation simultaneously with the IT and cost optimisation strategies. This enables him to enhance the organisations business performance by driving growth, change and innovation that translates into a tangible competitive advantage. He effectively collaborates and communicates with business and product stakeholders and has built and led multiple high performing IT teams in diverse, global and dynamic organisations. He is currently an MBA candidate and is studying through the University of London. He is also certified in 5 AWS certifications and a Certified Associate in Project Management.

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