Michael is the CEO/co-founder of Skillshare, a marketplace for classes. Skillshare is a new way to learn real-world skills through collaborative, hands-on teaching and learning. Previously, Michael led the product team at Hot Potato, which was acquired by Facebook, and developed products and services that organized the creative world at Behance.
Michael is also a Venture Advisor for Collaborative Fund, 2012 TED Fellow, and listed as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business in 2012 by Fast Company.
Michael is a graduate of the University of Virginia and VCU Brandcenter. He currently lives in the East Village, New York City.