Executive Director, Engineering

Mike Ruggieri

Mike Ruggieri is the Executive Director of Engineering. Here at Meltwater, Mike is responsible for leading a world-class engineering organization across six development centers worldwide. He manages the Engineering, User Experience Design, and Behavioral Analytics teams.

Home

Mike and his family recently relocated to San Francisco from the deep woods of New Hampshire.

Play

Although never reaching rock star status, Mike remains a passionate though unpracticed singer and guitarist. He also enjoys fishing and watching his Red Sox and Patriots.

Work

With more than 20 years of software experience, Mike has held a variety of roles both in small startups and large public enterprises. Before transitioning to his current role, Mike was Vice President of Applications with the Engineering team at Meltwater. Guided by his love of design and a drive to build applications that customers will love, Mike has often fluctuated between roles in Product Management and Engineering. Prior to joining Meltwater, Mike was VP of Engineering and then VP of Product Management at Pegasystems, a public business process management company in Cambridge, MA.

School

Mike holds a BA in Literature from Framingham State University. Always a lover a technology, he pursued post-graduate computer science work at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.