Michael Gladkoff, principal consultant at Word Nerds, has extensive experience in publishing, marketing, advertising and public relations. He began his professional writing career in mid-1980s and has written and edited a broad range of articles, publications, websites, advertising pieces and speeches for organisations in Australia and the United States. In addition to writing and editing, Michael is a keynote speaker and workshop facilitator specialising in helping people improve their persuasive communication skills.
Prior to establishing Word Nerds Writing and Editing in 2004, Michael worked in publishing for Reed Business Information and Thomson Legal and Regulatory. He is a member of The Public Relations Institute of Australia, The Society of Editors (Victoria) and Toastmasters International. As a public speaker, Michael has won numerous awards for his inspirational and humorous speeches as a member of Dandenong Ranges Toastmasters. Complementing his experience in business, he holds BA in Economics from the University of California and an MBA from Alaska Pacific University.
Michael and the team at Word Nerds have helped a diverse range of organisations. A few of these include:
- ALH Group
- ANZ Bank
- Australian Careers Business College
- Australian College of Physical Education
- Brimbank City Council
- CGB Publishing
- Cengage Learning (USA)
- Chisholm Institute