MIKE J. O'HARA
Michael J. O'Hara is currently serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for A. H. Belo Corporation, a position he has held since May 2010. He is responsible for managing A. H. Belo's technology organization, including infrastructure, network and security, enterprise applications, audit and compliance, data management and data center operations. As part of these duties, he is responsible for the company's technology strategy, IT policies and procedures, process improvement, and adherence to IT regulatory requirements.
O'Hara has more than 20 years of experience in the technology field. He joined Belo Corporation in October 2006 as Executive Director of Technology. In this role, he created a corporate application support organization for all A. H. Belo newspapers and led several centralization and standardization initiatives. He served as Vice President of Information Technology for A. H. Belo Corporation from January 2009 to April 2010. His responsibilities included the management and support of the core publishing and interactive systems used by the A. H. Belo newspapers and websites.
Prior to joining Belo Corporation, O'Hara served as Director of Technology at the Los Angeles Times from 1998 through 2006. At the Los Angeles Times, he led support organizations responsible for manufacturing, publishing and broadcast technologies. Prior to the Los Angeles Times, O'Hara served as the MIS Director for the Daily News Los Angeles from 1996 to 1998. He was responsible for the IT, Pre-press and Advertising Operations departments at the Daily News .
O'Hara serves as a board member of the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas and is a member of the CIO Leadership Network. He also serves as a governing body member for the CIO Executive Summit in Dallas and is a member of the Dallas/Fort Worth Society for Information Management.
O'Hara and his wife Robin have four sons: Justin, Kyle, Jordan and Cameron.