Senior Vice President

Michael is a seasoned executive, facilitator, and speaker who brings more than 20 years of management experience to his work with Arbinger’s clients. That experience makes Michael acutely aware of the challenges faced by his clients and enables him to provide real, practical help and engender a tremendous level of trust. Clients call him “amazing,” “clear and compelling,” “real, not rehearsed,” and “one of the most impressive consultants I’ve ever worked with.”

Michael speaks regularly to a variety of audiences around the world and from a wide range of industries, including healthcare, retail, energy, banking, and software. Among the organizations Michael has helped are Google, IBM, Microsoft, Citi, ASICS, Rio Tinto, and Shell Oil.

As a member of Arbinger’s executive team, Michael leads Arbinger’s programs with multinational corporations around the world and oversees Arbinger’s consultants, speakers, and facilitators. Prior to joining Arbinger, Michael served in the White House under President Reagan, then held a number of key management positions in the U.S. and internationally with Procter and Gamble, Pillsbury, and Reckitt-Benckiser.

Michael earned a B.A. from Columbia University, an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Michael is an active member of his community, having served on the board of directors and in leadership positions for a number of community organizations.