Michael K. Wollner is a master architect of strategies, simple designs and experiences. Over the past three decades, Michael has worked as an art director, creative director and branding expert with high profile agencies such as Ogilvy and DDB Needham. His extensive client roster included major corporations such as American Express, McDonnell Douglas/Boeing, Epson, Mitsubishi, TRW, Castle Rock Entertainment, Marriott, Nutrasweet, government giants such as NASA, and charities such as Southern California Special Olympics.
Michael has served on several judging panels for international advertising award shows, including the prestigious Clio Awards. He has received honors from the International Advertising Festival (IAF) for outstanding achievement in print and interactive design, the New York Festivals international competition for outstanding achievement in interactive multimedia design and other design awards from Europe and the U.S.
Michael is a past instructor of Interface design and illustration at the American Film Institute and has served as a panelist and speaker during such events as the Hollywood Film Festival, and the premier Hotel Lodging Conference. He was also a key player in the development of the first ever digital proposal for the new X-33 reusable launch rocket program at McDonnell Douglas.