Mike started with Pogoda in March 2020. He leads the marketing efforts for Pogoda with particular attention on the website, digital marketing, analytics, PR, and managing our agency partners. He is the steady hand that makes Pogoda’s digital marketing accountable, powerful, responsible, integrated, scalable, optimized, and efficient.
In past lives, Mike was responsible for leading high profile digital marketing engagements and project lifecycles from initial concept to delivery including risk assessment, mitigation planning, documentation, change management, and performance marketing optimization for clients like: Steel Case, Chrysler Financial, GM, Hilton Worldwide, HAP, Benjamin Moore Paint, Hunter Douglas, and a large number of successful regional clients.
He has lived in over 25 cities across five states within two countries. After graduating from the University of Hawaii (UHM) with an English and French degree, he jumped into a Master’s program in Computational Linguistics in Paris, France where he learned about the foundational technologies that power digital communications and early AI. Mike has smoked a fine cigar on more than half of the world’s continents and watched the film “The Princess Bride” in four languages.