Michael Payne recently joined On Assignment in April 2003. He is responsible for several shared service groups including all Information Technology, Service Center, Payroll, Real Estate, and Travel/Housing.
Mr. Payne comes most recently from Time Warner where he managed the technology group supporting the recorded music and publishing companies of Warner Music Group as the VP - Development. He also served as a member of the CIO council of AOL Time Warner focusing on post merger product development. Mr. Payne managed multiple shared service teams focused on packaged software implementations (Oracle & PeopleSoft) along with Internet Business Development, Digital Supply Chain & Product Delivery, and several New Media Viral Marketing Projects. Earlier in his career while with Ernst & Young LLP, Mr. Payne deployed a new business system and service center at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to support 18-month space exploration missions. His professional experience also includes over 10 years with Nestle USA (Carnation Company) in a variety of Engineering and IT Management roles and the deployment of a home video worldwide manufacturing and distribution system for Technicolor.Mr. Payne holds a Bachelor of Science degree from De Paul University - Chicago, Illinois.