Journalist, cinematographer, artist, writer and agency business leader—Michael’s reveled his entire career in doing things people said couldn’t be done, relentlessly expanding the meaning of creative leadership.
His work has been recognized across marketing and advertising competitions. He won three personal achievement Emmy Awards for individual excellence and has been recognized at Turin, Cannes, One Show and most international festivals, receiving critical acclaim for groundbreaking approaches to content.
Michael’s experience spans network television, HBO Digital, advertising and marketing agencies. He’s a formidable advocate for the media industry, including serving on juries for the ADDY, AICP, IAC and Effie global and U.S. awards, and a co-keynote speaker with Sir Richard Branson of the Virgin Group.
Michael is a graduate of the Executive MBA program at Steinbeis University, the Berlin School of Creative Leadership. The program, founded by the Art Directors Club (ADC Germany), is designed for international professionals who lead media industries. In Berlin, he authored Rise of the Technology Class
, a research diary for international high school students' opinions and ethical contributions that changed their view of the world.
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