Michael is an accomplished leader, practitioner and educator - advising organizations at moments of transformation and change.
As the founder of Sub Rosa, an award winning brand strategy and design consultancy, he has advised influential organizations from the ACLU, Goldman Sachs, Google, Microsoft, and Nike to well-respected institutions such as The United Nations and the Obama-Biden Administration.
An ardent steward of personal and professional development, Michael is frequently engaged as an advisor to leaders, teams, and corporate boards including organizations such as The Burning Man Project,The Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, and the United Nations' Tribal Link Foundation. Michael also conducts visiting lectures at Princeton University and West Point.
His book, Applied Empathy (Simon & Schuster 2018) explores the intersectionality of these two worlds (business and personal development) through the practice of empathy for the self, and for others.
Why do you think it is important to teach and train developers in data management skills?
“One of the greatest gifts we share with one another is trust. In an era of increasing demand for personal data, the best organizations are the ones willing to value our exchange of information and commit to safeguarding it. Data Protocol's work is vital to building a more ethical, honest, trustworthy future for all of us.”