About Michael Curry

Michael has consulted to businesses in many industries working with senior management and IT professionals to improve organizational efficiency.

 Please contact Michael if you want to improve the way your IT and business strategy work together.

IT Projects

Michael's methodology, grounded in industry best practices, offers assurance that business goals will be met and a high ROI realized. His consulting will increase the likelihood of success for any project.

Business Process Improvement

Michael works closely with management and IT professionals to identify business activities  which are candidates for improvement. Greater efficiency is realized through non-disruptive improvements, employee training and de-materialization among others.

E-Business Innovation

Michael can help identify virtual value chains that yield new business opportunities. Even organizations that already provide electronic services have unrecognized opportunities that become apparent after mining data on customers and transaction history.  


  • Consultant (1999 - present)
  • Instructor, Oregon State University College of Business (2008- present)
  • Business IT manager (1996-1999)
  • Telecommunications Engineer (1987 - 1993)
  • MS Computer & Information Science, University of Oregon
  • BS Computer Science, US Military Academy


When Michael can tear himself way from the computer, he and his family enjoy exploring the Central Oregon mountain range. He is active in the community and church and has volunteered teaching computer skills to under privileged children and inmate rehabilitation services. 

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TestimonialMichael recently assisted our organization in complying with SOX auditing requirements of our IT systems and policies, and I strongly endorse his consultation to those seeking to maximize their IT business value. We have benefited from his process improvements and technology handiwork, becoming one of the largest LTC Insurance Master General Agencies in the country, managing 9,000 in-force policies ($18M). 

Tom McAuliffe 
President & CEO 
Capstone Financial Assurance