Michael Klann

Howell, Michigan

North America Senior Technology Manager, Ford; Head of Technology, Imagination

Experience at:
Imagination, University of Michigan, Team Detroit

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    Michael Klann

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    Building Lean Digital Teams
    Digital Story Telling
    Experiential Marketing
    Identifying the right Tech Medium
    Immersive Technologies
    Insource vs Outsource Development
    Rapid Prototype Creation
    Turning Analytics into Insights
    Where I've Worked

    Dec 2014 – Aug 2020

    North America Senior Technology Manager, Ford; Head of Technology


    Jul 2014 – Nov 2014

    Freelance Team Lead; Senior Software Engineer

    University of Michigan

    Nov 2013 – Jun 2014

    Freelance Team Lead; Senior Developer

    Team Detroit

    Oct 2007 – Nov 2013

    Senior Multimedia Developer

    Xperience Communications, LLC

    Jan 2007 – Oct 2007

    Vice President of Product Development

    The Nezzor Group, LLC
    Where I've Studied

    Certificate, Developing Your Leadership Philosophy

    LinkedIn Learning

    Communication and Public Speaking


    Certificate, Leadership Foundations


    Certificate, Leading with Emotional Intelligence


    Certificate, Transitioning from Manager to Leader

    LinkedIn Learning

    Certificate, Unreal Essential Training

    LinkedIn Learning

    Certificate, Broadcast Arts

    Specs Howard School

    Certificate, Champions Unlimited

    Tom Hopkins International

    Certificate, Flash Software Development


    Certificate, Advanced Flash Application Development with ActionScript


    Certificate, ActionScript Foundations


    Certificate, Audio Recording Techniques

    LinkedIn Learning

    Certificate, Music Studio Setup and Acoustics

    LinkedIn Learning

    Certificate, Audio Mixing Bootcamp

    LinkedIn Learning

    Certificate, Voice-Over for Video and Animation

    LinkedIn Learning

    Certificate, Fundamentals of Pro Audio Equipment

    LinkedIn Learning

    Certificate, Strategic Thinking

    LinkedIn Learning

    People I've Reported To

    People I've Worked With

    People Who've Reported to Me

    Multi-award-winning digital technologist and leader

    I’m inspired by the unknown, driven forward by possibilities and challenged by the impossible. I have spent a lifetime creating, inventing, informing and inspiring. I intend to keep working with teams that I admire on cool stuff that blows minds.


    Business Intelligence & Analytics

    Database Administration

    DevOps & Site Reliability

    Quality Assurance

    Software Development

    Systems Architecture & Engineering

    Technical Product Management

    Technology Management

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    In the Media

    Social Media