Helping companies design and build better products. User experience and product management consultant, coach, and facilitator. Founder of @HumanistCo
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Michael partners with startups, nonprofits and global brands to bring out the awesome in teams, products and services.
He is a Product Management and User Experience leader with a track record of delivering user-centered solutions that add measurable value. Michael is the founder of Humanist, a digital product des… Read More
Michael partners with startups, nonprofits and global brands to bring out the awesome in teams, products and services.
He is a Product Management and User Experience leader with a track record of delivering user-centered solutions that add measurable value. Michael is the founder of Humanist, a digital product design and strategy practice.
His experience includes consumer and business-to-business products, mobile and web apps, SaaS, enterprise business applications, e-commerce and content sites. He has helped launch multiple products, including a Y-Combinator backed startup.


Specialties: product strategy, product management, user research, user experience, business model design, Agile and Lean product design and development, team building and mentoring, participatory design, design thinking
Industry experience: Healthcare ERM, FinTech, e-commerce, consumer apps, SaaS, mobile apps, web apps
Testimonials about products Michael has worked on:
SMARTASSET
“[SmartAsset] is one of the best done sites I’ve seen and I wish I had had this site when I purchased my house.”
—Robert Scoble
“What is great about [SmartAsset] is its usability. It is simple, looks good and you don’t spend a second trying to figure out where to click.”
—Thom Rogers, Hoop.com
“Right from the homepage SmartAsset dazzles with its good looks. In fact, while I was using I couldn’t help but think that it looked like an interactive infographic.”
—Dean Sherwin, AppStorm.com
VOOK
“Publishers Weekly has been testing the platform and [Vook] could indeed be a game changer.”
—Craig Morgan Teicher, Publishers Weekly
“Very publisher-friendly.”
—Joe Wikert, Chair of Tools of Change/O’Reilly Media
“We talked about making it as easy to build an eBook as write a blog post—I think [Vook] delivers.”
—Pete Myers, newkindofbook.com

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+ Product design
+ Product management
+ User-centered design
+ User experience design
+ User research
+ Usability testing
+ User interface design
+ Interaction design
+ Brand strategy
+ Ideation
+ Product strategy
+ Creative direction
+ Team building and mentoring
+ Participatory design
+ Design thinking
+ Agile… Read More
+ Product design
+ Product management
+ User-centered design
+ User experience design
+ User research
+ Usability testing
+ User interface design
+ Interaction design
+ Brand strategy
+ Ideation
+ Product strategy
+ Creative direction
+ Team building and mentoring
+ Participatory design
+ Design thinking
+ Agile and Lean product design and development Read Less
1,000 Retail Graphics, Adobe Site of the Day, AIGA Objects of Design, American Center for Design 100 Show, DPAC Awards, Fresh Ideas in Letterhead & Business Cards Design 3, How Magazine Self-Promotion Annual, OMMA Awards, Print Magazine Regional Design Annual, Print Best of Typography, Strathmore Graphics Gallery
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