Michael Skairjeh is the managing director of BlueRidge IT. A consummate IT professional with over two decades of hands-on experience in IT strategy consulting, services design and management, and delivery of large scale implementation projects in perfect alignment with business goals.
Founded in 2011, BlueRidge IT under his able leadership has grown in to a foremost provider of Cloud based solutions in the Middle East region with multiple certifications to its credit like Microsoft Gold and Cloud Solutions Partner.
Michael’s expertise spans a diverse range of subjects like ITIL Methodology, IT Services Management, IT Services strategy, designing and implementing Service Catalogue, Change Management, Budget Management, IT processes, Technology qualification, Messaging and Collaboration, ERP Readiness, and DRP Designing and Planning.
Prior to founding BlueRidge IT, Michael was the Group Head of Information Technology at DragonOil and Dubai Petroleum where he spearheaded large scale projects such as ERP, EDMS, Disaster Recovery, and IT service management methodology,and successfully designed and implemented ITIL methodologies and SLAs in Service support and established unprecedented IT processes such as Operation Level agreement between various Information Technology departments.
At Zayed University Michael served as SmartSquare Principle Consultant, providing technical leadership on customer deliverables for various projects utilizing methodologies such as ITIL, COBIT, and PMO.
He also served as the Director of Information Management at Wesbell Group of Companies and as IT Manager for Chapters Online both in Canada.
Michael holds a BS degree in Computer Science from Florida Atlantic University.