Michael is a proven business leader with extensive experience in digital marketing and interactive media. He has worked in key strategic, product development, and technical roles at media and advertising companies including ESPN, Conde Nast, Time Inc., TBWA/Chiat/Day, DraftFCB and Grey Healthcare. He also serves on the on the Boards of Directors of NAUI and the Sea Turtle Conservancy. An avid scuba diver, in 2006 Michael established Oceanblue Divers, one of the largest dive clubs in the USA with more than 1,500 members. The club has hosted hundreds of events including fundraisers, happy hours featuring noted dive, world, and ocean-related speakers, and more than 50 trips to dive destinations worldwide.