Michael Mayes is a product designer and UX specialist focused on helping teams define product strategy, become high-performing agile organizations, and deliver amazing user experiences. He founded circaviso as an outlet for strategic conversation and discussion of what he’s learned.
Mike was part of the founding team and lead product and design at Work Market, an enterprise platform for businesses to manage distributed networks of on-demand talent. Earlier in his career, he led product at Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), focusing on building a professional profile platform and tools for finding and engaging consultants. He also worked in the London GLG office on business development and EMEA expansion of partner programs.
Starting as a graphic designer with Capital One on the launch team of the “What’s in your wallet?” campaign and the original effort to get 1mm online credit card applications, Mike became a project manager at Capital One, where he worked on strategic initiatives within Marketing, Application Processing, Credit Decisioning, and Corporate Strategy leading Lean and SixSigma efforts around process, quality, and organizational effectiveness.
Mike lives in Santa Monica, loves the West Village of New York City, grew up in Skippack, PA, and has spent significant time in Charlottesville and Richmond, Virginia, and abroad in both Florence, Italy, and London, UK.