Co-Founder & President

Michael is one of the Co-founder’s of MJD and has led the overall company strategy and direction for the past 9 years, growing MJD into one of the most progressive independent digital innovation agencies in the country. He is also hands-on with accounts and uses his background in digital consumer behavior to help keep MJD’s clients up on the latest digital strategies, innovations and user experience happenings in retail, tech and lifestyle brand industries. His unique hybrid experience in understanding modern consumer behavior and digital innovation strategy has allowed him to be involved in award-winning work with great brand partners Oakley, Stride Rite, The Grammys, Legendary Films, and Disney Imagineering.

Michael has a degree in Consumer Behavior and Marketing from the University of Connecticut. Twelve years ago he headed west and now calls San Diego, CA home. Previous to co-founding MJD, Michael started his career working in marketing and UX research technologies roles, before jumping over to the dark side and working agency side in Sr. marketing, business development and strategies roles where he led cutting-edge tech start ups and Fortune 500 brands in overall digital innovation strategies.

He currently lives in San Diego with his wife Jillian and head office dog Cali and enjoys finding great lunch spots, golfing, Uconn basketball, and traveling.