CEO and Founder
Michael Margolis is the CEO and founder of Storied, a strategic messaging firm specializing in the story of innovation and disruption. As a trusted advisor, Michael helps executives to demystify the complex and deliver on the promise of transformation. Michael operates anywhere there is a story worth telling, especially in Silicon Valley, Fortune 500s, and global change. Michael is a frequent keynote speaker at top conferences around the world. He’s trained tens of thousands on narrative intelligence and how to build storytelling as an organizational capability.
Michael partners with c-suite executives, along with heads of product, design, marketing, community, and human resources. Since 2002, he’s advised clients across 34 industries and 15 countries—including Facebook, Google, Hulu, Uber, Greenpeace, and NASA. Michael is a two-time TEDx speaker and a #1 Amazon bestselling author. His work has been prominently featured in Fast Company, TIME, and Inc. Michael is left-handed, color blind, and eats more chocolate than the average human. Michael’s latest book, Story 10x: Turn the Impossible Into the Inevitable, is now available.