Author Profile

Michael Palmer | Founder and CEO, Palmer Media

Current Position and Past Experience
Michael Palmer is the Founder and CEO of Palmer Media. He is also the Host and Executive Producer of the podcast Trending in Education which has released over 350 episodes since launching in 2016.

Prior, he was Vice President of Digital Media at Kaplan. Through his career at Kaplan he held numerous roles in Teaching, Curriculum Development and eLearning before leading Kaplan Test Prep’s Live Online Initiative.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Palmer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from New College of Florida.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Outside of work, Mike is the father of a two-year-old son who keeps him and his wife busy in the friendly confines of Brooklyn, New York. He is an avid sports fan and recently launched a Lessons Learned from Sports podcast called Running It Back. He enjoys traveling to new places and exploring them by bike and by foot.

You can connect with Mike on LinkedIn and keep up with what he sees emerging in learning, media and the future of work at