Michael Harries

Michael Harries

Chief Technologist at Citrix


Dr. Michael Harries is Chief Technologist for the Citrix Startup Accelerator and a member of Citrix CTO Council, Labs and Technology Office. Harries applies more than twenty years of experience in enterprise technologies and market dynamics to identify and work closely with startups that bring new insights about emerging trends and market opportunities. He is focused on software-defined workplaces, enterprise infrastructure, machine learning, IoT at work and trends in robotics to keep Citrix on the leading edge of innovation. Prior to joining Citrix, he held leadership and founder positions at several Australian tech startups. He has also been a management consultant and academic.

Dr. Harries holds a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence from the University of New South Wales, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Sydney, Australia.



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