The rapid digital transformation occurring in our industry has many businesses focused on determining what technologies they should adopt and deploy to create success and stay competitive. To assist agencies and brokerages with evaluating their digital strategy, Applied developed an annual Digital Technology Survey.
Michael Howe, Executive Vice President, Product Development, is responsible for the strategic direction of the Applied product portfolio. Howe joined Applied in 2013 with more than 20 years of experience in enterprise software. He formerly served as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Aptean, a global provider of industry-focused enterprise software. Prior to Aptean, Howe held senior executive management positions at SAP and other leading software companies. Howe began his career as a software engineer at Great-West Life Assurance, where he was responsible for developing custom-built Oracle applications. He holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Colorado Boulder, and a master's in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.