Michael Brooks Jr is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at LifeKraze, where he is responsible for the development, design, and user experience of the company's products. After growing up working for his family's photography business, Michael took his keen eye for aesthetics and obsession with detail to Clemson University, where he earned a degree in graphic communications. As a varsity soccer player for Clemson, Michael was also able to channel his passion for excellence into athletic accomplishment, learning to be a leader for the team. After working for top-tier advertising agencies (as a Production Artist at Bartle Bogle Hegarty in New York and Art Director at Ogilvy Mather in San Francisco), Michael met with Ben Wagner and David Nielson in 2010 and founded LifeKraze. Michael currently lives in Chattanooga, where he divides his spare time between matches for the local professional soccer squad, tending his garden, and crafting the perfect cup of coffee.