Michael L. Dreyer

Director F5 Networks, Former Director, Finisar Corporation and retired COO Silicon Valley Bank


Mr. Dreyer served as the Chief Operations Officer of Silicon Valley Bank from September 2015 to April 2019. Before joining Silicon Valley Bank, Mr. Dreyer was President and Chief Operating Officer of Monitise Americas, LLC, a subsidiary of Monitise plc, a company providing mobile banking and payment services, from 2014 to September 2015. Mr. Dreyer was the global head of technology and Chief Information Officer at VISA Inc., from 2005 to 2014. Previously, Mr. Dreyer was Chief Information Officer of Inovant, LLC, a company providing electronic payment processing services. He has also held executive positions at VISA USA (Senior Vice President of Processing and Emerging Products, and Senior Vice President of Commercial Solutions). Additionally, Mr. Dreyer held senior positions at American Express Co, Prime Financial, Inc., Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Downey Savings, Bank of America, and the Fairmont Hotel Management Company. 

Mr. Dreyer served as a member of the board of directors of Finisar Corporation (“Finisar”) from December 2015 through September 24, 2019 (the effective date of the Company’s acquisition of Finisar), and is currently a director of F5 Networks, Inc., a developer and provider of software-defined application services. Mr. Dreyer received an M.B.A. and a B.A. in psychology from Washington State University. Mr. Dreyer brings to the Board extensive executive and leadership experience, as well as expertise in various aspects of the financial and banking industries.

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