Michael Cochran

Chief Revenue Officer at Sphera

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Meet Michael Cochran

As CRO, Mike leads a global team that is responsible for all aspects of revenue generation including enterprise sales, inside sales, account management, solution engineering, partnerships and sales operations.

Mike brings 20-plus years of experience in sales, consulting and account management to Sphera. Throughout his career, Mike has led teams focused on selling software applications, cloud technologies, SaaS, consulting engagements, customer experience, analytics and program management solutions. His experience ranges across all industry verticals, and he has focused on leveraging a consultative approach to drive customer intimacy to deliver solutions that solve the client’s needs and exceed their expectations.

Prior to his current position, Mike was a managing director at EY as the Technology growth leader within the Banking and Capital Markets vertical. Mike has also held a variety of leadership roles running sales, account management and delivery functions at Marsh & McLennan, Mattersight and eLoyalty to name a few.

Mike received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance, Strategy & Statistics and his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from Illinois State University.

“I grew up in pioneer business environments in digital strategy consulting, E-Commerce, and tech-enabled administration outsourcing where new disruptive models, alternative processes and digital tools were the norm. Leveraging this experience, I focus on leveraging the best model, method, team structure or skill set to define and execute our corporate strategy.”