Senior Technical Director, Prototype Studio, R/GA
As Senior Technical Director, Michael manages R/GA’s Prototype Studio, and AI & Data Science capabilities, partnering with a team of data scientists, technologists, and designers on solutions for data-derived concepts for clients across the company. He helps to position R/GA and its clients at the forefront of innovation and technology by validating ideas through the prototyping process, delivering functional software as a means to compete in an evolving technological landscape.
For nearly 15 years, Michael has worked at R/GA to develop creative technical solutions for clients such as Nike, MasterCard, Google and Coke. He joined the company as Technical Lead and Java developer in 2005 to help launch the Nike+ platform in 2006. Prior to this role, Michael worked for the City of New York on nyc.gov during which he helped the launch of the 311 system.