Michael Brooks is a high-level leader and sales and marketing professional with over 20 years of experience in the healthcare and technology spheres. Prior to joining NIH Research (NIHR), Michael led the sales and marketing development efforts for an SAP and Microsoft Dynamics corporate software organization and was a VP for a disaster recovery and business continuity company. In 2018, he launched a medical services marketing practice called MEDxTeam which served hospitals and private medical practices with clinical laboratory services and back-office support for clinical studies. During the COVID-19 outbreak, Michael provided disinfectant solutions to medical practices. He also spent time in the medical insurance industry, where he communicated with thousands of health-care seekers. Michael studied Mechanical Engineering and received a BS in Physical Science and later earned a Master’s in People Development and Culture. Outside of the office, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and has traveled extensively, especially throughout Eastern Europe and Asia.