August 22, 2017 / 5:30 PM

About this event

Michael Barbera is a CEO, strategy consultant, angel investor and award-winning business plan writer.

Michael Barbera is an award-winning consumer psychologist and strategy consultant for Fortune 50 companies. He is a business psychologist who is involved in both practical and academic endeavors. His areas of practice are consumer behavior, consumer emotions, social psychology, decision-making, brand management, marketing, and long-term business strategies. Michael is currently employed as the CEO of Barbera Solutions. His clients can be found on the Fortune 50 list and several television programs show as ABC’s Shark Tank and Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing. Michael shares his research and experiences as a keynote speaker for public and private organizations, and as the host of the Clicksuasion podcast. In 2015, the White House recognized Michael for his contributions to entrepreneurship. This work includes development and validation of consumer emotions, consumer behavior, product placement, consumer experiences and business growth strategies.


Michael Barbera (Barbera Solutions/Angel Investor)

Michael Barbera

Barbera Solutions/Angel Investor

Michael Barbera is a CEO, strategy consultant, angel investor and award-winning business plan writer.

As a consultant, Michael maintains a 98 percent customer satisfaction rate and more than 93 percent of his business strategies have been funded by private equity. Companies he has consulted for can be found on two continents and the Fortune 500 list. Michael’s education consists of a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Trident University, an EBV graduate from Purdue University and currently a Ph.D. candidate in Business Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. 

Michael is currently a Member of the Board of Directors for Athcorp and an Angel Investor for numerous companies including DealFlicks, LushBus, Jaydential and more. He has also been nominated for numerous awards including Citi Salutes Business Plan Finalist and a nomination for Entrepreneur of the Year by the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce. 

Michael served almost 15 years in the US Army as a Special Project Manager. He currently volunteers some of his time as a Small business and entrepreneurship mentor for Washington Cash. 

Date and Time
August 22, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
450 Design Avenue
Winston-Salem, 27101
5:30 pm Networking and Food
6:30 pm Fireside Chat
7:30 pm Networking

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