Treasurer | SVP of Sales, US; Impero Software
Michael began serving on the board in November 2008. Michael served as Vice Chairman in 2009 and 2010, and as Chairman in 2011 and 2012. Currently, he serves as the Treasurer.
Michael was born and raised in Northern California, and has an undergraduate degree in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Michael moved with his family to Austin in 1997. He and his wife of 31 years, Ann, have two children, Brian, 27, and Lauren, 24. The Watt family are members of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. Michael has served on the Church Council, as well as the Finance and Stewardship committees. He was also on the Call Committee responsible for bringing in the new Senior Pastor, who is replacing the original Senior Pastor after 35 years of service. In his spare time, Michael likes to be outside and moving – especially golfing, biking, swimming and snow skiing.
Michael is an executive in the high tech industry, and has served in leadership positions with computer OEM’s like Hewlett-Packard and Dell, and tech services organizations like ROUND2, Avnet and Tech Data.