By merging a passion for new and emerging technologies with professional experience as a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Michael Kaufman has become recognized as an expert in the area of the user's experience of consumer technology. He actively pursues the developing trend of integrating cutting-edge technology into the social experience, encompassing both the physical spaces we inhabit and the virtual/social media world.
Available to consult both established brands and start-ups, Michael provides access to his unique knowledge and insights in addition to services as advocate.
A long-time resident of lower Manhattan, Michael contributes regularly to DOWNTOWN Magazine, focusing on technology companies, personalities and events south of Houston Street and in the greater Manhattan area.
Michael has appeared as the featured interview on IdeaMensch.com and was selected as a judge for the Innovations Design and Engineering Awards at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.