Michael is an Advisor at BIT North America. His research focuses on applying behavioral science to international development programs, decreasing violence, improving the quality of civic information ecosystems, and realigning technology with human flourishing. Michael is a 2018 Transatlantic Digital Debates Fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute. Before joining BIT, Michael worked for a microfinance NGO in Ghana, provided executive search consulting services for nonprofits and foundations, and co-founded a media company which explored the ethical implications of emerging technolgy. Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a specialization in International Economic Development from Seattle University.