Principal Research Scientist, Sloan School of Management
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
In addition to his role as Principal Research Scientist, Michael is also the Co-Director of Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan. His research focuses on the management, strategy, technology, and organizational issues related to cybersecurity with specific interest in vulnerability markets, cyber risk metrics, dark web business models, IoT endpoint security, cybersecurity workforce development, and educating management in cybersecurity. He also has done research in the intelligent integration of information systems, risk management, insurgency and state stability, data analytics, healthcare systems, and systems modeling. Michael has published articles on such topics as simulation modeling for cyber resilience, cyber vulnerability markets, data management strategy, architecture for practical metadata integration, heterogeneous database systems, and managing and valuing a corporate IT portfolio using dynamic modeling of software development and maintenance processes. His research at MIT has continued for over 25 years and includes a wide range of publications, patents, and teaching accomplishments.