Michael grew up in local government as the son of a Community and Economic Development Director and has relied on those insights to connect public sector employees’ needs to technology solutions throughout his career. As the Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships at Granicus, Michael guides the company’s demand generation strategy and thought leadership efforts. He has nearly a decade of experience in the eGovernment software space, having worked previously at MindMixer and CivicPlus, and has been a featured speaker and presenter at conferences across the country on eGovernment trends. Michael graduated from Kansas State University with a B.S. in Mass Communications and Journalism.