Dr. Mike leads HumanSpaceTM, a workplace consulting and AI technology firm. Over his career, Mike has held workplace research positions with Haworth, Knoll, and Herman Miller. Mike started at BOSTI, a firm that pioneered the use of analytics to show how workspace design affects employee performance – and was a contributor to an influential set of books that changed the industry. Later, he was a professor in the Interior Design, and Industrial Engineering departments, at the University of Wisconsin.

Mike has a BA in cognitive psychology, an M. Arch and PhD in Architecture and Human Behavior. He is a Board-Certified Professional Ergonomist. A frequent public speaker, Mike has authored 50+ articles, two books on workplace research and design, and a third, 2018 book, The Healthy Workplace Nudge. His passion is applying workspace research and analytic tools to help organizations reduce stress and improve workforce health and performance.