An MBA graduate of the New York University Stern School of Business, Michele specialized in marketing, strategy, and EMT (entertainment media and technology). At Stern, she interacted directly with admissions staff and prospective students in the evaluation process supporting the Torch Committee. She has worked with a variety of business school applicants since 2010 with successes in helping clients gain admittance to schools such as NYU Stern, Kellogg, Columbia, UCLA Anderson, Cornell Johnson, Duke Fuqua, UT Austin McCombs, USC Marshall, and others. Michele’s professional background includes product marketing, digital marketing and brand strategy, working with leading companies such as Yahoo!, DirecTV, Toyota, Neutrogena, Omnicom, and Samsung. She has expertise in introducing product marketing strategy, building departments/teams and creating product marketing-specific processes for early and mid-stage ad tech (SaaS and tech platform) start-ups. Her most recent employers are direct partners with companies like Google, Facebook, Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, Amazon, and Twitter. Michele earned a bachelor’s degree from UCLA with a double major in communication studies and sociology. She is fluent in Mandarin.