Christopher Michel, National Academies Artist-in-Residence

Show and Tell #328: Christopher Michel

Christopher Michel is the inaugural Artist-in-Residence at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. His appointment is focused on leveraging visual storytelling to elevate the work of scientists, engineers and medical professionals in society. Previously, Chris founded and sold two technology companies. He is also the founder of Nautilus Ventures, a seed venture fund. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Chris flew for the Navy as a Navigator and Mission Commander aboard P-3C patrol aircraft. Chris graduated from the University of Illinois and holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and an honorary Doctorate from Tiffin University. Chris serves on the board of Dale Carnegie and Catchlight, a non-profit focused on supporting photographers and innovative leaders in the field of visual storytelling. Chris is also an advisor to the Union of Concerned Scientists, a Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute, a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, and a member of the Explorers Club. You can find Chris on Twitter @chrismichel and on Instagram @chris_michel.

02:06 – Coffee setup, which includes: Oxo 9-Cup coffee maker, Fellow Coffee Grinder, Coffee doser
08:20 – Glerups slippers
13:11 – RICOG GR3 camera
26:11 – ONA The Bowery camera bag
31:15 – Anker 735 (Nano II 65W) power charger

More links:
The National Academies portraits
Chris’s workshop in San Miguel de Allende, Oct 13-17.


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