Michael's Mashups of Insights and Identified Trends
What's my Superpower? I'm a Futurist and Creative Innovator who takes disparate concepts and connects the dots.
Michael is a true hybrid – part futurist, part technologist, part data monkey, part creative director, part CEO (because you have to still think of P&L and EBITDA) & through and through an innovator.
Michael regularly speaks on an international platform, inspiring audiences with his insights and foresights on topics that affect global brands and marketing today.
Michael delivering a Trend Report on Innovation and Creativity at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
I’m considered as a Modern-Day Polymath. I’m a Hybrid. Part Doctor. Part Strategist. Part Futurist. Part Technologist. Part Data Monkey. Part Design Thinker. Part Global Growth Hacker. Part CEO (when you’re doing Bic pen tracheotomies you have to still think of EBITDA).
What’s my Superpower? I’m a design thinker, futurist and creative innovator who indentifies disparate concepts, connects the dots, and architects powerful ideas and visions to success.
Forbes Top 100 Most-Followed CMOs on Twitter. Top 100 Influencers of CES. Top 100 Influencers of SXSW.
I’m an Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author, YouTube Creator and Global Growth Hacker at heart, whose thought leadership empowers brands to succeed in an ever-changing digital world, allowing them to create real connections with real people – through growth, engagement, and monetization. I have provided my limbic, strategic and creative direction for a diverse host of international companies including Google, BMW, FedEx, Porsche, Air France, Bacardi, MTV, Viacom, HBO, Universal, Warner Bros, Sony, Nike, IKEA, Walmart, Loblaw, Presidents Choice and Diageo, to name a few.
Speaking – Michael speaks regularly on the North American Speaker’s Circuit on a wide range of topics related to trends, technologies, digital evolution and omnichannel marketing. Michael also provides leadership on boards and faculties for many of the industry’s leading pundits, including the In-store Marketing Institute, the Canadian Marketing Association and the Digital Screenmedia Association. Michael is a respected “industry expert” and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Marketing Magazine, BuzzFeed, The Globe & Mail and other leading books and publications.
Global Trends, Content Marketing, Omnichannel Marketing, Disruption, Adapt or Perish
Named by FORBES as one of the “2016 Top 100 Most-Followed #CMOs on #Twitter”.
St. Joseph has 60 years of history, heritage and knowledge on how to effectively dialogue with consumers. As CMO, Michael bolsters these defining assets, showcasing thought leadership, and unveiling for the world the many ways St. Joseph is an omnichannel communications company… transforming the very way brands engage with people.
Michael is leading St. Joseph’s evolution to build ecosystems based around people, technology and insights, and to redefine the way brands invent experiences, engage with their customers, build sales, enhance loyalty and create evangelists. And… leveraging the incredible reach of award winning media titles like FASHION (fashionmagazine.com), Toronto Life (torontolife.com), Wedding Bells and Where, Michael works with his team to help pioneer new ways of innovating, engaging, socializing and creating measurable change in the ever shifting digital marketplace.
In the immortal words of Steve Jobs – “People don’t know what they want till you show them.”
A true hybrid – part futurist, part technologist, part data monkey, part creative director, part CEO (because you have to still think of the P&L and the EBITDA) and through and through an innovator.
Innovation that Ignites
Acclimating to Adaptions
Michael’s thought leadership empowers brands to succeed in an ever-changing digital world, allowing them to create real connections with real people – their customers. He has provided strategic and creative direction for a diverse host of international companies.
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