As an empathic design strategist, Micah's work focuses on designing emotionally nuanced spaces. He's a founder at Playground of Empathy, which designs under the research of one of the countries top emotion studies labs - co-lead by neuroscientist and psychologist Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett - (IASL) at North Eastern University. Previously, Micah has designed concepts for Google, Disney, Microsoft, and European Government organizations. He was also a founder of Sherlocked(.nl), the most 5 star rated escape room in the world. Micah pursued a multi-medial design master’s study at the Royal Academy of Belgium, though his career began singing as a youth at the Metropolitan opera, later specializing in early music and art song at the Royal Conservatory of the Netherlands and The San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He speaks English, German, Dutch, Italian and French, and is a 2019 Byron Fellow.
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