Michael has been helping to define the visual language of the web for over a decade. As Creative Director and founder of Ocupop, he has led design projects for technology companies at all ends of the spectrum - from Google, Facebook, Mozilla, and the W3C to countless successful (and horribly failed) startups, Michael has directed a small, super-powered teams in creating some of the most influential logos, icons, campaigns and user interfaces of the past two decades.
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Leadership has fallen to new lows. Weinstein and Trump, Kalanick and Shkreli -- every day there is another stunning example of how not to lead. Considering the global rot across the species, it's no wonder your boss is awful, or that you're a shitty boss yourself, most are. Michael Nieling, Creative Director at Ocupop and also co-founder Kunoa Cattle Company, is trying to change that.
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