Michael is a programmer and designer driven by curiosity, possibility and simplicity. He has strong analytical skills, which he uses to make digital products that are compelling and emotionally rewarding. With a background in software development and machine learning research, Michael is keenly aware that the most powerful tool in his bag is a whiteboard marker.
Michael has worked to assist state and commonwealth agencies transform their digital selves. For the Department of Finance, Michael helped to provide a strategic direction and visually compelling design for their staff intranet.
He co-designed a strategic plan for data management for the Department of Social Services, providing 10 years’ direction into the future. For the Department of Health, Michael has evaluated and provided strategic direction for a number of digital services, from their internal data warehousing infrastructure to the Hearing Services Online portal.
Michael is currently completing his Masters of Computing in Artificial Intelligence at ANU. Previously, he worked with Microchip in the developer tools team. He graduated from Microelectronic Engineering with first class honours at Griffith University, where he and was awarded a University Medal, a Microelectronics Medal, and an Intel scholarship.