Born in Melbourne, Australia Michael has been working in the BBS and Internet industry for the past 30 years. He has worked with the Australian Institute of Management and was in demand to present highly successful seminars in creativity, management and Internet marketing both in Australia and overseas.
Michael has a bachelor in Electronics and Computer Science and while completing his MBA in the 90's he founded a successful ISP. He later raised several million dollars in venture capital to develop an innovative marketing technology. Michael then accepted an invitation to speak on the new technology at the “World Marketing Conference” in Bangkok.
Michael served for 6 years as a director of the Australian Internet Industry Association (iia.net.au), the last two of which he was the vice-chairman. He contributed to forming policies on the Internet with both industry and government. A number of them related to; privacy, cyber-crime, copyright and he also chaired the committee for online advertising standards.
Over the last 13 years Michael has developed an extensive domain portfolio and after speaking at a number of domain conferences he made the decision to found ParkLogic. For the past 7 years ParkLogic has been working with monetisation companies and some of the largest domain owners in the world to extract every penny of value from domain traffic. ParkLogic is fanatical about providing properly structured tests, statistical analysis and superior results and customer service.
Michael has been writing his blog, whizzbangsblog.com, for the past 8 years in an effort to help share some of his experience with the domaining community. There are now over 600 articles and videos on the site that discuss a huge range of domaining topics.
A number of years ago Michael gained his private pilot's license and has over 50 articles published in a major Aviation magazine. He has been married to Roselyn for the past 27 years and has three wonderful children.