Mike graduated from the Ringling School of Art in 1994, having specialized in graphic design and photography. He has fifteen years of experience in advertising and working for award winning agencies in London, Amsterdam and New York. Before making his debut as a commercial director, Mike was involved with the acclaimed re-launch of the JC Penney brand at Saatchi, NY. His commitment to observation, innovation and detail has earned him awards at the One Show, D&AD and Cannes. He was signed by Epoch Films in 2007. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, son and cat.