Michael A. Bassik is CEO of Yes and Company, a global agency network for collaborative specialists. Prior to founding Yes and Company, Michael spent two decades as a leading digital strategist, agency executive and political entrepreneur. He served as President of Global Digital Operations at MDC Partners, a fast-growing, influential marketing and communications network, and remains involved with the company’s corporate venture arm, MDC Ventures. Michael is also co-founder of DSPolitical, a leading political media and technology company. Michael serves as Chairman of Civic Hall, a non-profit organization that advances the use of technology for the public good, and Vice Chairman of UJA-Federation of New York’s Marketing and Communications Committee. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and American University’s Washington College of Law.