Michael’s current and past clients include:
- Agilent, Amgen, Apple Computer, BHP, Charles Schwab, Chevron, Cisco Systems, Dow Chemical, eBay, GE, Google, HP, Kaiser, Landor, LVMH, Microsoft, Moody’s/KMV, NetApp (Network Appliance), PG&E, SGI, State Fund, SRI International, Tectronix, Visa USA, Wells Fargo Bank, Yahoo!.
Not-for-profit clients include:
- Bay Area Air Quality Management District, Earth Justice, EPA, Head Start, The Institute of Medicine, The Interaction Institute for Social Change, OCC, The Oakland Unified School District, The Presidio Trust, The City of San Francisco, US Forest Service.
Michael Papanek’s experience combines 20-plus years with a wide array of clients in high-tech, retail, health care, and financial services — as well as local, state, and federal governments and non-profit organizations.
Michael has recently lead change initiatives in the areas of product/service innovation, IT transformation, technology adoption, learning systems, employee engagement, leadership and new go-to-market strategies.
Prior to founding Michael Papanek Consulting, Michael served as Interaction Associates’ General Manager and Director of Learning Innovations. Michael’s experience at Interaction Associates, a global consulting and performance improvement firm, extends across more than 15 years. Michael had many senior management and client-facing roles at IA including company strategy, leadership and team consulting, product innovation, business development/sales and brand management. Additionally, Michael is a former member of the IA Board of Directors.
Prior to joining Interaction Associates, Michael was a systems engineer, project leader and account executive for Electronic Data Systems (EDS). His 8 years experience there includes major system implementations for General Motors’ Financial Division and Blue Shield of California.
Michael also has a long-term commitment to working with non-profit organizations, especially those who operate in complex, multi-stakeholder environments, where public and private interests intersect, or where lack of alignment among key leaders is constraining progress.