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As CEO of Dare & Chief Technology Officer of Inside Ideas Group, Michael oversees and leads the long-term technology vision of the group's agencies (OLIVER, OLIVER Media, Dare/Dare West, Adjust Your Set & Aylesworth Fleming), and is responsible for the Group’s technical collaboration, industry thought leadership and advanced technology incubations. He also facilitates the technical community within Inside Ideas Group, harnessing the power of our specialist digital agencies Dare and Adjust Your Set. For the past 18 years he's worked as a creative technologist and technical director at Hyperlink-Interactive, BBC, Radley Yeldar, U-dox, Creative Partnership and Havas. Before his current role, Michael was the Head of Technology and Innovation at Havas from 2012, where he was responsible for creating the Havas London in-house technology and digital team, including leading both Havas London and Work-Club technology teams. He’s been honored in Creativepool’s Top 100 influencer 2016, The Drum’s Digerati 2015 and has been a guest speaker at events such as the Cristal Digital Festival. In his spare time Michael mentors at the School of Arts and Communications 2.0 in London helping up and coming industry candidates and supports local communities in London through the Future First Alumi as a speaker, supporter and advisor.