I am currently the founder of an internationally recognised Sydney UX Agency called Mizko Media.
Over the years I have led Design Thinking Workshops, User Research, UI/UX Design & Web Design for over 70+ companies, raising a total of $300M. My clientele includes: Spaceship, Snappr, IAG, Freelancer.com, HiPages, Oneflare, Compare&Connect, AgriWebb, Autotrader and many more.
I have also been elected to be an official advisor at Antler. A global $100M+ VC fund for early staged startups. I provide funded founders guidance on business strategy and UX design to help move the needle.
Alongside supporting founders, I also mentor Sydney UX Designers at Academy Xi and General Assembly to help educate the next generation of designers entering the industry. I also run and manage one of the world's leading UX design community, The Designership.
Michael has been invited to speak at numerous design meetups and conferences. The list includes Adobe MAX in Las Vegas, Spaceship Talks, CCX Sydney Meetup, Digital Design Days and many more.
In January 2020, Michael was formally invited to become an Advisor & Mentor at Antler. A global VC fund for early staged startups where he spends most of his time helping funded founders with product strategy, growth and design.
In his spare time, Michael is passionate about mentoring the next generation of designers entering the industry. He frequently mentors design graduates from Academy Xi and General Assembly. If you want to reach out to him regarding advice, contact him directly on Twitter.