President and Chief Executive Officer
As Deltek's Chief Executive Officer, Michael Corkery is the driving force behind Deltek’s mission of delivering superior enterprise software, information solutions and consulting services to project-based businesses worldwide. Mike leads more than 2,200 employees who serve Deltek’s 20,000 customers across 80 countries around the world. Prior to becoming CEO, Mike was Deltek’s Acting CEO since December 2012 and Deltek’s CFO since he joined the company in January 2010.
Prior to Deltek, he was CFO and Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for ICO Global Communications, a global satellite communications company. In this role, Mike led ICO's day to day operational and financial activities as well as those of its subsidiary, DBSD North America, Inc. Before ICO Global Communications, he held various senior financial and operational executive positions for a variety of leading technology companies. Mike was CFO of Current Group, LLC, a company providing innovative smart grid solutions to utility companies worldwide. In addition, he served as Vice President, Operations Finance at Nextel Communications. Before Nextel, he also held the positions of CFO for Berliner Communications, VP of Market Finance for XO Communications, and Vice President, Business Planning & Analysis for AT&T Wireless.
Corkery is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. In 2012, he was named SmartCXO CFO of the Year by Washington SmartCEO Magazine and in 2013 was named Private Company CFO of the Year by the Northern Virginia Technology Council for his continued success at Deltek. In 2015, Mike was named to the Wash100, a group of the top 100 most influential leaders in the government contracting industry.