Michael F. Murphy
- Senior Advisor
- Corporate Finance
- T: +1 303 689 8800
- F: +1 303 689 8803
- B.S., Aeronautics, San Jose State University
- Expert Testimony
- Interim Management
- Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory
- Merger Integration
- Performance Improvement
- Diversified Industrials
- Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT)
Michael Murphy is a Senior Advisor at FTI Consulting and is based in Denver. Mr. Murphy co-leads the Merger Integration and Operational Transformation practice within the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment. He has more than 30 years of senior level experience working in advisory service offerings, including mergers and acquisition advisory, merger integration–divestitures–carve outs, performance improvement, interim management and expert testimony. He specializes in telecom, media and technology and has diversified industry experience in automotive, healthcare and retail.
Mr. Murphy has significant experience in IT development methodologies, applications and systems, functional architectures, software development and professional services for systems implementation and integration. He also has deep experience in processes and workflows for corporate operations.
Mr. Murphy has negotiated and led the implementation of over 100 major software licenses and MSA’s, along with hundreds of SOW’s. He has led a number of large outsourcing and off-shore engagements on behalf of customers in the telecom wireline and wireless industries, where he has been responsible for overseeing the establishment of hosted application solutions and outsourced development on behalf of his clients and go-to-market partners.
Mr. Murphy has also led and been a key contributor for a range of interim management engagements. His experience includes serving as interim chief operating officer for a large North American manufacturing company, and being a key member of the executive team that negotiated more than 30 asset, equity acquisition, IP, distribution and operating agreements. He also directly supported the negotiations of a complex collective bargaining agreement.
Mr. Murphy has broad experience as a retained independent IT systems legal expert with experience in a number of domestic and international cases. His cases have pertained to a range of matters, including intellectual property infringement, failed or alleged failures of software systems implementations and failure to implement industry best practices for program management and governance. He has produced expert reports and rebuttals in each of his cases, often leading to settlement prior to reaching the trial phase.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Murphy was the Chief Executive Officer of AM-BEO, a European software billing application provider, and a Partner at Arthur Andersen, where he led their North American Cable practice. Mr. Murphy has also held senior positions with American Management Systems, where he was the General Manager for their U.S. and Asia Pacific Wireless practice, He was also a Vice President at U.S. West Knowledge Engineering and worked at a division of Thomson Publishing.
Mr. Murphy holds a B.S. in Aeronautics from San Jose State University. He is a Six Sigma Yellow Belt.