Michael’s experience spans both the publishing and software industries, with a focus on developing, delivering, and marketing information products for professionals. Prior to cofounding Clarke & Esposito, he served as executive vice president of product and market development at Silverchair Information Systems, a software company providing publishing tools and platforms to STM publishers, professional associations, and the federal government. At the American Medical Association (AMA), Michael served as director of marketing and product development and director of international business. At the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), he was senior managing editor of scholarly journals and executive editor of the journal Pediatrics. Prior to his tenure at AAP, Michael worked at the University of Chicago Press, developing some of the industry’s first online publications.
Michael is a citizen of both the United States and the United Kingdom. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He is a prolific author and speaker and a frequent contributor to the Scholarly Kitchen, a popular online publication affiliated with the Society for Scholarly Publishing that brings together differing opinions, commentary, and ideas from across the publishing spectrum.