My name is Michael. I have an extremely boring name, Michael Miller (oy) THAT doesn’t define who I am. As an American who was born and raised in Bolivia, my world view was shaped from the outset. I am forever an outsider as I’m not truly “from” anywhere, so my life is an eternal quest for the new and interesting.
Born on the cusp of two Gen X and Gen Y/Millenial, I am METAmillennial. I don’t fit nicely into one generation, or country at that, so I’m a little bit of everything. I love the opportunities that this digital age offers, yet I only read print books and I escape to nature as often as I possibly can. I am often described as a deep (over)thinker, brand lover, pop culture aficionado, social media enthusiast, sports guru, and creative problem solver – all of which are all true – but I am, at heart, a storyteller. I simply love the power of stories and how, in this day and age, they can exist in so many forms and be delivered in so many ways. I have a deep passion for brand marketing and communications, especially within the context of higher education and nonprofit work.
I use life, and quite often my new city (Seattle) and region (Pacific Northwest), as inspiration. I love new experiences (who doesn’t), my wife and, surprisingly, a cat named Revere. I am forever on the hunt for new experiences and opportunities to take in and absorb. As a Bolivian-born American who has lived and traveled across the globe, my lens is likely different than yours, but I welcome you to look through it.