Senior Program Manager
Michael Jones is senior program manager, serving the National Property Management Association (NPMA) National Education Seminar, the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) COLLABORATE: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community and F3Expo, a conference for drone hobbyists. Michael has served all aspects of conference management with a keen focus on the attendee experience and conference improvements.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts in business and economics from University of California at Santa Barbara.
Michael previously spent 22 years with Xerox, supporting training and education for clients. While at Xerox, he worked with several teams involving processes and implementation. His responsibilities included providing education and awareness on new technologies and helping customers analyze conference data to grow attendance.
Michael earned his lean six sigma green belt which has helped him define processes, analyses procedures and find and eliminate inefficiencies.
- Why Do I Love Events and Associations?
“I love events and associations because I love being arounds passionate people and feeding off of their passion, becoming part of it.”
- What Inspires Me?
“Nature. I love being in nature to clear my mind and get inspired.”
- Fun Facts
• Michael worked as a white water rafting guide when he was in college.
• He;s incredibly proud of his filmmaker brother, who has won two Oscars.
• He enjoys playing beach volleyball and paddle boarding in his free time.