As SVP of Product and Design, Michael runs the product management and design organization while driving Fuze’s product strategy. Michael is a seasoned executive in product management, design, and development, with more than 15 years of experience building and leading high-performing organizations, with perspective across the product life cycle from incubation to $1B+ in revenue.
He joined Fuze (then ThinkingPhones) via the acquisition of Contactive, where he was employee number seven and the VP of Product for two years.
Prior to Contactive, Michael spent 10 years at Microsoft in Seattle, WA, working in product and design, building social collaboration experiences in Lync, Office365, Outlook, Exchange, and Yammer that were used by over 500 million customers.
Michael enjoys rolling up his sleeves to help advise and mentor startups in product design and strategy. He shares his thoughts on product management, leadership, and productivity in a column on Forbes, and teaches a part-time course at General Assembly on Entrepreneurship. He holds three U.S. patents and has 12 pending for innovation in the enterprise productivity space.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Services from Boston University.
Outside of work, Michael is an avid Crossfitter and lives with his wife in Brooklyn across the street from his family’s butcher shop.