Michael has devoted his entire career to the meeting and event industry. In 20 years, he has gradually shifted from Operations to Business Development and Leadership roles. He is a frequent speaker and panelist on the industry conference circuit and a respected thought leader specifically in the realm of Life Science Meetings.
Michael has developed strategy and helped create new lines of business in various roles throughout the meeting and event industry, most frequently working and partnering with Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device companies. He holds a BA in English with a concentration on Modernist Poetry from The University of Kansas. He is a long-time member of Meeting Professionals International, the International Live Events Association and holds the Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate training designation.