Chief Executive, Isis
As CEO, Michael Abbott leads Isis efforts to convene all necessary stakeholders and enable mobile commerce on a national scale, significantly modernizing the shopping experience and changing the way consumers pay and save.
Before joining Isis, Abbott spent nearly a decade with GE Capital. As CMO of the retail consumer finance division, he led strategy, marketing and product development for a host of world-class retail partners. Abbott helped transform GE Capital’s private label cards division into a multi-product business driving billions in retail sales.
Prior to this, he launched a series of successful new card products as FleetBoston’s executive vice president of marketing for credit card services. Abbott was also a partner at Mitchell Madison Group, where he built the firm’s telecommunications practice and optimized mobile networks for major domestic and international financial services firms. Additionally, he analyzed electronic warfare intelligence data at Syracuse Research Corporation and conducted primary research for IBM Research’s super-computer and communications group.
Abbott is a graduate of Stony Brook University, where he studied electrical engineering and mathematics. He holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering and an M.B.A. in finance and accounting from Columbia University.