Mike GEIGER
Founding Partner & CEO,
Wolfgang, Los Angeles

For more than 19 years Mike Geiger has led multidisciplinary teams in strategy, branding, production and development of cutting-edge new media and advertising content for clients including HP, Adobe, Comcast, Sprint, Got Milk?, Gucci and the NBA.

After spending 18 month at David&Goliath, as Managing Partner/Chief Digital Officer, Mike has co-founded a new creative consultancy, Wolfgang Los Angeles which debuted in December 2016. Prior to David&Goliath, Mike spent 3 years at JWT, New York. In 2003 Mike started the Interactive Production Department at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco. In 2008 he became the agency’s first Chief Digital Officer. Next to overseeing the production of all interactive and emerging technology projects, Mike was also in charge of improving and expanding and fully integrating the agency’s digital offerings.

Work that Mike has produced has won numerous awards at the most prestigious award shows including: One Show Interactive, Cannes Cyber Lions, Clios, The Art Directors Club,D&AD and FlashForward. In 2009, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners also won Digital Agency of the Year at the Cyber Lions in Cannes, Interactive Agency of the Year at the One Show Interactive and also ranked #1 in the world in Interactive according to the Gunn Report.In 2010, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners was nominated as Digital Agency of the Year at the Art Directors Club.

Mike is also involved in many speaking engagements at venues like the CAT Conference, the nbc’09, the Creative Review Conferences, the LeBook Conference, the Clios and Flash Conferences like FITC and OFFF. He also guest lectures in the MBA program at Stanford University. Mike is a member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences and was honored as one of Madison Avenue’s Top 20 ‘IT’ advertising professionals in 2009. He is also a Charter Board of Director Member at ‘Boulder Digital Works‘, an Advisory Board Member at The Creative Circus, as well as a Board Member at‘CAT Creativity and Technology’.

In addition, Mike is also a frequent juror in award shows such as the New York Festivals, the Webbys, the One Show Entertainment, the One Show Interactive, the ADC Awards, the Clios, the London International Advertising Awards and the Seattle Show.

Before joining the world of advertising, Mike worked at design & production studios likeMethod, Spyplane and Thunk Design. Originally from Munich, Germany he now lives in San Francisco.

Mike graduated from the University of San Diego with a BA in Business Administration and received an MBA in Marketing Management from the University of San Francisco in 1995.