Michael Leis is an end-to-end marketer who has developed a portfolio of leadership experiences across healthcare, CPG, QSR, e-commerce, and software design. In each, his pride is in building dynamic teams designing record-breaking success for the world's largest, most complex brands.
As Chief Content Strategy Officer at Publicis Health, Michael created and scaled the content marketing model across strategy, creative, production, systems, and distribution for 16 business units in the network. His blend of technology, media, behavior design and story structure has reoriented top healthcare brands to create stories worth sharing.
Recently featured as having authored a global strategic best practice by WARC (2020) and Cannes Lions keynote presentation (2021), Michael architects teams to achieve unparalleled success, including the first-ever healthcare brand to win a platform-wide Shorty Award.
Before joining Digitas Health, Michael led the creation and operation of the digital and social media practice at Draftfcb in Chicago. This included healthcare brands Stelara and Janssen’s Positively Together HIV community. He also led brands across industries to new growth, including: Taco Bell, Sharpie, Cox Communications, KFC, Discover Financial, Tombstone Pizza, and Diners Club.
Michael graduated Temple University with a degree in television screenwriting and production. He lives in the Philadelphia area with his wife, Jessica, and two sons, Jacob, and Maxwell. You'll find him at small venue music shows and sitting close enough at sports events that players can hear him.