Michael Jaindl
Chief Client Officer, Buddy Media

Michael Jaindl (MJ) has over seven years' experience managing and building technology products for the largest companies in the world. MJ started his career with GE after being accepted into the elite Information Management Leadership Program (IMLP). While on IMLP, MJ implemented large-scale enterprise-wide technology solutions across a number of GE businesses. MJ rotated positions every 6 months, managing large global teams within the U.S. and abroad. MJ achieved Six Sigma certification early in his career and used that skill to improve business processes across GE.

Prior to Buddy Media, MJ held a position at NBC where he spearheaded their first social network for their Web property iVillage. He was responsible for product development, community growth and platform monetization.

MJ joined Buddy Media in January 2008 to pursue his passion for social media and community building. MJ managed the first client application launch for Buddy Media and has since overseen all client launches. As chief client officer, MJ is responsible for leading the Buddy Media project management, account management, creative services and client loyalty teams and formulating unique social strategies for clients.