Over the past two decades, Mike has established himself at the forefront of advertising by creating groundbreaking campaigns for some of the biggest brands in the world. He has led award-winning teams to connect brands with culture fueled by ideas, films, partnerships, and breakthrough technology.
His work has been featured in Fast Company, New York Times, Ad Age, Wired, Mashable, and The Verge and recognized at Cannes Lions, the One Show, the Clios, and the Webbys.
As a Senior Vice President and Creative Director at Deutsch LA, he lead creative for a number of key accounts, including Volkswagen, Walmart, Microsoft, Strava, Lowe's, Bai and various new business pitches. While at Deutsch, he helped drive multiple innovation efforts across various accounts and launched the Latinx Employee Resource Group (ERG).
Prior to joining Deutsch, he played a key role in establishing the Razorfish LA office and led a team of 30+ creatives as Vice President and Group Creative Director. While at Razorfish, he led business development efforts for five major accounts and was responsible for the creative direction of several high-profile brands such as Acura, Visa, Motorola, Target, BlackBerry, and AT&T.
Before joining Razorfish, he was Creative Director leading the creative department at Bond Art and Science, where he launched Nike Sportswear and Microsoft's Zune. Previously, he was a Creative Director at IBM's Interactive Branding and Design practice, where he led major projects such as the launch of My Coke Rewards, AOL’s Digital Music Store, and the Blu-ray HD format for Sony.
Mike grew up in a bilingual household in the outskirts of DC. In a former life he was a touring musician, Lower East Side DJ, vinyl record entrepreneur, and occasional boxer. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife, two children, and French Bulldog Pepe.