Michael co-founded CafeMom out of respect and admiration for moms. As CEO, Michael plays a lead role in driving the company's strategy, growth, and overall operations.
Prior, Michael was the co-founder and President of Do Something. Do Something is the premier provider of youth-led leadership and citizenship initiatives in schools. Do Something has worked with more than two million students and 15,000 educators to improve young people's leadership skills through meaningful involvement in their communities.
Michael also co-founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of the profitable, '94 Cup Daily, the nation's only daily newspaper dedicated to the 1994 World Cup Soccer Tournament held in the United States. Michael played soccer in college for the nation's top ranked University of Virginia team and then professionally in Zimbabwe, where he also taught High School math.
As a child, Michael traveled around the country and the world as a top-ranked junior chess player. He received extensive media coverage as a chess prodigy, conducting dozens of chess exhibitions and earning a draw with the #3 ranked player in the world.
Michael graduated from Columbia Law School in 1993, with honors. He currently resides in New Jersey with his wife and three kids.