Michael is a creative professional who's built a career at the intersection of design, interaction, video, and data. He's held various creative positions at ad agencies and in motion graphics at Disney Television. He is the founder and co-president of Spark451, a New York-based design and interactive agency that focuses on higher education. In addition to marketing services, the company designs and sells Element451, a cloud-based marketing automation platform for colleges and universities.
Michael has taught as an adjunct professor in the art department at Brooklyn College. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and art from Brooklyn College and an MSM and MBA from New York University.