Michael Dreyer

Michael Dreyer joined our board of directors in October 2012. Mr. Dreyer is currently the Chief Operations Officer of Silicon Valley Bank and is responsible for bank and non-bank operations worldwide. Dreyer oversees SVB’s core operations, enterprise project management, client service and information technology teams.

Before joining SVB, Dreyer was president and COO of Monitise, where he was responsible for the design, build, and operations of its technology globally, and he ran the company’s Americas business.

Previously, Dreyer was the CIO of Visa Inc., responsible for the company's systems and technology platforms. Prior to his role at Visa, Dreyer was Chief Information Officer of Inovant, where he oversaw the development and management of Visa's global systems technology. He also held executive positions at Visa USA as senior vice president of processing and emerging products, and senior vice president of commercial solutions. Additionally, Dreyer held senior positions at American Express, Prime Financial, Inc., Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Downey Savings, Bank of America, and the Fairmont Hotel Management Company.

Dreyer earned an MBA and a BA in psychology from Washington State University. He serves on the board of F5 Networks and Finisar. Dreyer was named Best CIO–Public Company for the 2012 inaugural Bay Area CIO Awards.