Mike Schober is a Managing Director in Technology at Charles Schwab leading the software development and delivery of Schwab Intelligent Portfolios an innovative automated investing platform. Prior to Schwab he worked at large companies and startups with a personal driving force to deliver new and emerging technology solutions, including one of the first internet payment systems, an early one-click shopping experience, a first of its kind internet payment chip enabled credit card, and more. Mike has a passion for leading edge industry changing technology innovations and takes pride in delivering solutions that improve individual’s experiences and lives.
Bala Mukund is a Director of Technology for Charles Schwab with over 15 years of experience in managing, designing, and building enterprise level applications ranging from finance, sales, marketing, and banking systems. In the current role, Bala is the Technology Director and Solutions Architect for the Intelligent Portfolios platform – which provides automated investment advice. Bala worked closely with the IP technology teams to establish best development and quality automation practices leading to improved quality and delivery. Prior to joining Charles Schwab in 2015, Bala was a Technology Director at Morningstar and VP at Nationwide, in Chicago.
Accelerating Innovation at Charles Schwab Through a Frictionless Software Development Practice - Mike Schober | Managing Director, Technology at Charles Schwab - Mr. Bala Mukund | Director of Technology at Charles Schwab
Charles Schwab has created a scalable, frictionless, and repeatable software development practice that allows teams to develop applications and services with a focus on quality, throughput, risk mitigation, and reliability – thereby, allowing Charles Schwab, in the digital era, to reduce cost and deliver value to their customers, consistently.