Michael is an industry leading human interface designer with over 17 years providing insight performing research and product experience planning for startups & Fortune 100 companies, including five years designing presentations for Steve Jobs' keynotes.

With a missionary spirit and background in comparative media studies, Michael has enjoyed working with world-class teams at Sony, 3Com and Apple to create breakthrough product experiences which we have grown to know and love such as iCloud, iTunes, and the iLife suite of apps.

Investigating the boundaries between identity construction, object narrative, and the connected self Michael is also the chapter founder of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA San Diego), Google Glass Explorer and Design Principal at Darius Design.