I help people build successful businesses by empowering them to think and act like not just storytellers, but storymakers. I do this through my highly-regarded keynotes and workshops as well as through individual and team coaching

Over the past 20 years, I have spent half of my time working with startups and the other half with leaders and change-makers and at more established tech and Fortune 500 companies and non-profits like Google, Apple, Logitech, Bloomberg, BMWCiti, Sony Pictures, The Central Park Conservancy and WNYC. Prior to my career in technology, I refined my talent for storytelling and narrative development as an award-winning documentary filmmaker.  

I have taught courses at some of the best design and technology programs in the world at The School of Visual ArtsParsons School for Design, NYU, and Northwestern University. I have an MFA in Radio, TV, & Film from Northwestern University, a BA in Film and Video Studies from The University of Michigan, a Certificate in Multimedia Production from NYU, and am in the process of completing my coaching certification at the Gestalt Center in Cape Cod and through the International Coaching Federation.

I live and work in Brooklyn, New York with my partner, Erica, our son, Max, our crooked dog, Ralph, and doe-eyed, pointy-eared cat, Gizmo.