Prior to joining MMX in December 2012, Michael was the gTLD Program Director at ICANN. He was responsible for developing the new department within ICANN to implement the gTLD operations programme and manage the execution of all operations. Prior to ICANN, Michael worked at KPMG for 16 years, where he was a partner in the Advisory Services Group, responsible for the overall quality and execution of internal audit and advisory engagements for a diverse group of clients across a number of industries, including technology, media and entertainment, consumer products and manufacturing. He co-managed KPMG’s IT Advisory Services group within Los Angeles and Orange County. Prior to working in the Advisory Services Group, Michael spent considerable time working in KPMG’s International Tax practice.