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2021 HW Rising Star: Mike Conlon

Mike Conlon

Mike Conlon has been instrumental in leading Freddie Mac’s emerging and accelerating efforts to deliver API-driven services. Conlon brings a blend of business, collaboration and leadership skills to the team, which in turn drives the design and development of transformative API services. In the past year, Conlon has influenced and driven innovation while helping the Strategy and Solutions teams meet the demands of the rapidly changing market. Conlon has demonstrated excellence through his innovative thought leadership in the identification and design of services and APIs that are focused on breaking down barriers to the digital mortgage experience and ensures that these services fully align with what Freddie Mac clients are trying to achieve.

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
“Get comfortable being uncomfortable. You won’t always have a recipe or script to follow, so can you effectively work through ambiguity and manage change? This flexible mindset empowered me to tackle innovative and strategic projects with confidence that the team would reach the right destination even if we were forging a new path.”

Name:

Mike Conlon

Age:

34

Title:

Program Management Senior Tech Lead, Strategy and Solutions Division

Company Name:

Freddie Mac Single-Family Business

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