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Michael Boord

Michael Boord

Global Director, Mobile Products
Associated Press
United States
Class 18
About 

Michael is an experienced new media professional, innovator and leader in business culture transformation, product development, and social, mobile and emerging markets.  A New York native, he is a global traveller who enjoys learning and exploration.  Michael is a collaborator, passionate about developing businesses in emerging industries, at start-up and established companies, pushing boundaries, empowering others and staying true to the mission at hand while never standing still.  Michael plays a key role in helping navigate one of the world’s most trusted and essential news agencies in the new social and mobile reality.

Bio 
  • 2008-Present
    Associated Press: Global Director, Mobile Products, New York, NY
  • 2002-2008
    Thinking Pictures Inc.: VP Global Operations, New York, NY and Managing Director, Thinking Pictures Asia Pte. Ltd, Singapore
  • 2000-2001
    Yack Incorporated: Liason/Affiliate Production Manager, New York, NY
  • 1996-1999
    Merrill Lynch: Financial Consultant, New York, NY
Key Skills
Digital strategy
Product development
Mobile apps
Go-to market strategy
Strategic partnerships
Monetization
Start-ups