Michael Lewis has served as Bakkt’s Chief Engineering & Operations Officer since February 2021. Prior to joining Bakkt, Mr. Lewis worked for Citigroup, where he served as the group’s Chief Technology Officer and Managing Director for the Global Consumer Bank from 2018 onwards. While at Citigroup, Mr. Lewis also served on the board of the Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN), an independent, not-for-profit association to establish and promote a common architectural framework for enabling banking interoperability globally. Before his time at Citigroup, Mr. Lewis served as the Global Chief Digital Officer and division Chief Information Officer for Personal Insurance at the American Internal Group (AIG). Mr. Lewis received his Bachelor of Arts from the City University of New York.