Michael is a managing director and CEO of The Regis Company, a privately held company that applies neuroscience principles to custom leadership programs and business simulations. Since co-founding the company in 2003, The Regis Company has become a globally recognized leader in simulation design, having won virtually every top award and honor in the industry.
In the past decade, Michael has taken a lifelong passion for learning and thinking processes and used it to create industry-leading research and analysis around how high-value leaders think, how their thinking is different from their colleagues', and how it ultimately makes them more successful.
Michael is the author of The End of Training: How Simulations Are Reshaping Business and the recently published book The Thinking Effect: Rethinking Thinking to Create Great Leaders and the New Value Worker.
Michael is a regular contributor to various industry magazines in the areas of cognitive neuroscience, decision-making, problem solving and collaboration.
He holds degrees in cognitive science and computer science from Colorado State University and is continuing his research as part of his graduate-level work in Neuroscience at Middlesex University in London.