Throughout his career, Mike has always had a passion for building high performance teams. He’s the President & CEO of creative agency Zulu Alpha Kilo, who have been named Ad Age’s International Small Agency of the Year. The shop was also named to Forbes list of Best 25 Small Companies and one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures.
An independently owned creative agency of 130 “Zuligans”, Zulu has built an international reputation as an industry outlier and one of the most respected independent agencies in the world. It’s radical operating philosophies challenge everything wrong and antiquated with the ad industry. In fact, they turn down approximately 80% of the new business opportunities that come their way. Despite pitching far less than most agencies, the 13-year-old shop has grown with big-name clients such as Bell, Campbell’s, Cineplex, Consonant Skincare, Harry Rosen, HomeEquity Bank, Interac, ParticipACTION, Subaru and Whirlpool.