According to Amazon: "A former Disney story consultant, Michael is a screenwriting professor at Chapman University. He has written over twenty books on numerous subjects, including four bestsellers. He recently coauthored Own the A.I. Revolution: Unlock Your Artificial Intelligence Strategy to Disrupt Your Competition (McGraw Hill). The United Nations hosted the book launch at its AI for Good Global Summit in May. It has since been named by Soundview as one of 2019's top business books. Michael also recently published It's Saturday Morning: Celebrating the Golden Era of Cartoons (becker&mayer).
A columnist with Forbes, Entrepreneur and Green Entrepreneur, Michael began his career as a reporter for the Columbia Missourian. He has been featured in Entertainment Weekly, the National Examiner, the United Nations' ITU News, the Orange County Business Journal, and the Orange County Register. Michael serves as a professional speaker, delivering keynotes to business groups and guests on thought leader panels."