Mikey Butler is the Senior Vice President of Engineering at New Relic. He brings more than 30 years of experience in the software industry. The first half focused on system coding at Digital Equipment, Bank of America, Data General, Rolm, and Sun. The latter half on engineering management for Cisco Systems, Sybase, BEA Systems, Intuit and, most recently, Seagate. Named one of the 50 Most Important African Americans in Technology at the 2009 Soul of Technology Innovation and Equity Symposium, he prides himself on a childlike wonder about life. Mikey attended Harvard University.