Mike has a diverse background in the internet business, most of his time having been spent in online advertising. He has appeared in major SEM publications including Search Engine Land, Search Engine Journal, Certified Knowledge, and more. Mike is a change agent and is constantly helping companies grow and innovate beyond normal standards. Mike has extensive experience managing SEM teams, affiliate groups, and product managers. He has worked with a range of high-net-worth clients and global influencers including Facebook, Rocket Lawyer, MidwayUSA, FitBit, Dropcam (now Nest Cam), and dozens more. He has managed over $250 million in online ad spend. Before moving to the Silicon Valley in 2008, Mike was a high school math teacher after graduating with a BA degree in Mathematics in 3 years.