Michael has over 25 years of experience with a human centered approach to designing and developing
innovative products as well as a bachelor of science in Computer Science.
His designs have won awards for their exceptional user experience. The majority of his designs have
been websites, software, and mobile products, with additional work in physical products such as
tabletop games, simulations, and cockpit instrumentation.
Beginning as a software engineer and user advocate, Michael was instrumental in evangelizing the UX
approach in the companies where he worked. He founded GravityDrive in 2008 to focus on providing
user experience solutions for a variety of products and services. Michael volunteers with several
organizations, serving on the board of directors of many, often as the UX trusted advisor.