CityBaseMike Duffy is the founder and CEO of CityBase. As a Federal Reserve analyst for Northern Trust he created insight on the impact of economic forces on consumer behavior and demonstrated expertise in large-scale database management. He later served as vice president of finance for an early-stage LED lighting research-and-development company. Mike negotiated the CityBase acquisition transaction and has led the company in its addition of senior leaders, technology, distribution partners, and new customers. He earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, concentrating in econometrics and statistics. He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from Purdue University, where he also studied electrical engineering.