Mike Cookson is the Senior Manager of Compassion International’s infrastructure. Mike’s team is responsible for the underlying technology at Compassion International, as well as supporting staff at its U.S. headquarters, at field offices and with 8000 church partners in 26 countries around the globe. Mike helps champion strategic relationships with key partners such as NetHope to continually improve services to 1.2 million sponsors, improve communications between sponsors and 1.8 million children (beneficiaries), and, most importantly, release those children from poverty in the name of Jesus.