Michael was born in South Korea and grew up in Seoul and New York City. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in political science.
Bilingual in English and Korean, Michael has been working in South Korea for the past 20-plus years, utilizing his linguistic skills on translation/localization projects for a wide range of businesses and industries.
In his free time, Michael enjoys watching old movies, pampering his Shih Tzu, filming random snippets of his life on GoPro, and reworking a manuscript he dreams of getting published as a novel one day.