Michael Ballard

Global Home Automation and Security Leader, Microchip Technology Inc.


Michael is responsible for the Home Automation and Security groups at Microchip technology. He has spent the last 11 years in the Appliance and IoT Markets including heading up Microchip’s Home Appliance, Smart Energy, and IoT groups. Prior to this, he spent 10 years in the Automotive market including positions with Automotive OEMs and semiconductor providers. Michael has also held the position of Chairman of the Supplier Division at AHAM and held a seat on AHAM’s Board of Directors. Mike holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from Ohio University.