Dec 3, 2017
As CEO of Dare & Chief Technology Officer of Inside Ideas
Michael oversees and leads the long-term technology vision of the
group's agencies (OLIVER, OLIVER Media, Dare/Dare West, Adjust Your
Set & Aylesworth Fleming), and is responsible for the Group’s
technical collaboration, industry thought leadership and advanced
technology incubations. He also facilitates the technical community
within Inside Ideas Group, harnessing the power of our specialist
digital agencies Dare and Adjust Your Set.
For the past 18 years he's worked as a creative technologist and
technical director at Hyperlink-Interactive, BBC, Radley Yeldar,
U-dox, Creative Partnership and Havas. Before his current role,
Michael was the Head of Technology and Innovation at Havas from 2012,
where he was responsible for creating the Havas London in-house
technology and digital team, including leading both Havas London and
Work-Club technology teams.
He’s been honored in Creativepool’s Top 100 influencer 2016, The
Drum’s Digerati 2015 and has been a guest speaker at events such as
the Cristal Digital Festival.
In his spare time Michael mentors at the School of Arts and
Communications 2.0 in London helping up and coming industry candidates
and supports local communities in London through the Future First
Alumi as a speaker, supporter and advisor.