Michael has founded several successful business and nonprofit organizations throughout his career. He is the co-founder of Brick Wall Management, which started as an artist management company that represents Grammy award-winning talent and now includes songwriters, producers and directors. He also co-founded 10x Management and Agent On Demand representing technology talent like the rock stars that they are. Michael co-founded Musicians On Call, a nonprofit that brings live music to over 700,000 people in health care facilities across the U.S. and remains an active member of its Board of Directors. Michael has also been extensively involved with The Kristen Ann Carr Fund for sarcoma treatment and research. He has spoken at SXSW, guest lectured on music and philanthropy at NYU, been a mentor and speaker at the Founder Institute, appeared at numerous events and conferences, and has been widely featured in the media.