For more than two decades, Michael has assisted organizations, including numerous Fortune 500 companies, in identifying and capitalizing on growth opportunities and market disruption presented by the effects of digital economies on the energy, manufacturing, technology, and telecommunications industries.
Michael's expertise is in market analysis and strategy development for companies facing transformational market drivers. At ARC, he applies his expertise to developments related to Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and advanced analytics, including machine learning, as well as leading edge technologies such as cloud platforms. He also spends considerable time working with clients on the human side of digital transformation and its impact on workforce skills development, knowledge transfer, and change management. Michael is also a co-founder and steering committee member of the Digital Transformation Council. He also leads ARC’s Vanguard practice, which is a peer-to-peer service designed to support senior executives charged with industrial innovation.
Michael has held multiple senior management positions in business and market strategy. Just prior to joining ARC, he was a key contributor on Oracle's global industry strategy team for utilities. During that time, he spearheaded many strategic planning and go-to-market initiatives covering topics such as business model evolution, advanced distribution management, operational analytics, distributed energy, mobility, asset management, workforce modernization, and knowledge management.