Mr. Michael Bahlitzanakis involvement with the Internet began in 1993. He developed and ran early pre-mosaic applications and managed one of the most successful BBS-ISP Services in New York: Lime Light BBS. During the high flying days of the Internet bubble, he co-founded music2go.net, one of the first-generation attempted services which offered downloadable music via mp3 format.
During the late nineties, Mr. Bahlitzanakis joined JPMorgan Guarantee Trust Company. He was part of the company's global Y2K assessment team. He co-developed, supported and deployed migration strategies for such business units as corporate technologies and Credit Risk Management.
He later joined First Central Savings Bank as interim outsourced CTO. During his tenure, he orchestrated and headed all IT design and deployment to the bank, drafted all IT and informational-based policies concerning Y2K, and headed IT Institutional audits with the state banking department and the FDIC.
During his years of consulting and through mutual acquaintances, he co-founded BP Holdings Group, Inc. with his friend Jimmy Pittas serving as President and CFO. Mr. Bahlitzanakis currently serves primarily as the lead business architect for BPHG Media. While primarily serving as interim CEO, Mr. Bahlitzanakis also plans to continue his studies later this year to pursue his J.D.