A 30-year veteran of the media industry, Michael has managed a significant string of successful entrepreneurial ventures.
At his first media buying company, Corinthian Media Buying, Michael founded its DR subsidiary, Corinthian Direct, which grew to over $100-million in billings after just three years. After Corinthian, Michael became president of Club Med Inc.
With Club Med as his first client, Michael co-founded Media Incorporated, which was sold to IPG in 1996. Michael then went on to co-found Evaliant Media Resources, a Web-based advertising tracking firm, which was sold to CMR in 2002.
A member of several corporate boards of directors, Michael is also Vice Chair of the Columbia Journalism School Alumni Board. Michael has a BS from Cornell, an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Masters in Journalism from Columbia. His articles have been published in the New York Observer and The New Yorker.