Michael Diamond is the General Manager of Payments at Mitek Systems in San Diego. If you’ve ever deposited a check by taking a picture of it with your mobile phone, then you’ve probably used Michael’s technology. It is very cool.
He lives in the Midwest and for most of his career he has worked in the Silicon Valley. He think’s both areas can learn something from the other.
Michael has carried either a computer, a backpack, or a weapon through over 25 countries. Of the three, he prefers the computer.
On average Michael blogs once per week and focuses on leadership, personal effectiveness, and innovation.
He has written guests posts and articles for a number of websites and periodicals in the financial services, technology, and social media industries. If you are interested in a contribution for your own site, please contact Michael via the information below.
On occasion he write’s a column for the editorial page of a local newspaper. A few of those columns can be found here.
Michael has spoken at a number of conferences, with a general focus on mobile payments and innovation.
Finally, He is an optimist. It’s an exciting time to be alive.
Key Points In The Interview
[0:41] Who Is Michael Diamond? Michael diamond Intro.
[3:30] Gene Kranz, NASA.
[8:20] Movies That Can Motivate Leaders.
[11:12] Some Of Michael Diamonds Leadership Principals.
[17:55] Leaders are Always Learning.