Michael Goesele holds degrees in Graphic Design and Photography from the Savannah College of Art & Design. He has over 15 years of award-winning design and creative direction experience guiding the inspiration and practices that transform a brand’s creative strategy into bold, engaging content, from development to execution. Michael has led creative teams in the successful design and redesign of brands such as Newsweek, Ritz-Carlton, Washingtonian, CBS and the Consumer Technology Association. Prior to joining the Newsweek team, Michael was the Group Creative Director at Manifest Agency, where he oversaw the ideation and creation of brand identities, publications, advertising, and visual communication initiatives in both the print and digital realms. Michael's culturally diverse upbringing in Europe, Asia, and the US brings a distinctly international quality to his work, enabling him to connect with audiences worldwide.