As Founder of Digital Grass, a social impact group and diversity accelerator, Michael’s focus is to ensure that diversity is included in the technology and innovation landscape of South Florida. Digital Grass’ accelerator co-creates with companies led by minorities, women and/or LGBT.
As Senior Managing Partner of MediumFour, Michael oversees the development of technology and marketing solutions to build and brand companies from inception to execution. Distinguished by its Marketing Energy + Design™ mantra, MediumFour delivers the vision and innovation needed to drive momentum for a formidable client roster.
Michael’s insatiable curiosity and unmatched drive propel Digital Grass’ results. Clients draw on his expertise in strategic business blueprinting, mind mapping and brand psychology to meet specialized market needs through customized technology platforms. After his initial business venture at age nine, Michael later launched his first official company at 19. Today, he continues his success as an innovator and proponent of social entrepreneurship through Pretty Fresh, My Drink Ticket, Gateway Software Development, LLC and Aeolus Motors, LLC (Electronic Motorcycles)
Committed to transforming the professional landscape in South Florida, Michael has devoted himself to bridging the diversity gap in technology. From seeking to support Digital Grass, #W3RTech a social awareness effort for Diversity Inclusion in Technology and others as conduits for diversity professional development, to volunteering as a youth mentor with organizations such as #YesWeCode & Code Fever, his vision for progress is unwavering. Michael was also a founder of Justice TM, the first organization created to shed light on “Stand Your Ground” legislation through awareness of the Trayvon Martin case. Michael’s priority is to continue to pave the way for innovation in his community and well beyond.