Mike is a Digital Marketing Consultant with 20+ years brand management experience in Business to Consumer and Business to Business sectors, working across consumer-packaged goods, drinks, and luxury products with both large multinationals and small family businesses distributing branded products in markets in the US, Europe and Latin America.
After undertaking marketing roles in Unilever, Diageo, and the World Gold Council, in 2017 he started up a Miami based digital marketing practice, Connected Jewelry LLC. Recent clients have included the Diamond Producers Association (Now known as the Natural Diamond Association), the Lab Grown Diamond Council, the International Advertising Association, and the Rapaport Group.
His most recent work has focused on the development of new online platforms to commercialize jewelry categories, including responsibly sourced diamonds, recycled jewelry and estate jewelry and the promotion of these platforms to consumers through social media, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Google ads.
He is also Vice Chair and Marketing lead for the Jewelry Industry Summit which is a non-profit organization promoting more sustainable practices in jewelry.
Mike has a degree in Business Administration, speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese and is a BizHack Alumni! He is also certified as a UX/UI designer by IronHack Miami.