Michael is a serial entrepreneur who founded a number of companies and organizations throughout his career. He is the founder of Sniply, WittyCookie, Beta Collective, Covr.fm, Needle HR, QC Productions, TEDxSFU, Dinstinct Marketing, Rush Entertainment, and other ventures across various sectors.
Michael has been featured on Maclean’s Magazine as one of Canada’s Future Leaders, on BCBusiness Magazine as one of Top 30 Under 30, and on 24 Hours Daily as one of Top 24 Under 24. He also earned the title of SFU Entrepreneur of the Year and received awards including the Next 36 Satchu Prize, Coast Capital Venture Prize, and Surrey Business Excellence Award.
As a thought leader in entrepreneurship, Michael has been a keynote speaker for organizations such as the United Nations Association of Canada as well as the Thiel Fellowship. He is also a judge of the Enactus Student Entrepreneur National Competition and the SFU Entrepreneur of the Year Annual Competition.