Michael Strogoff, FAIA, is a leading educator of and advisor to the AEC industries. In 2009, Michael founded aecKnowledge to deliver unbiased, distilled information and insights from industry thought leaders and to transform how architects, engineers, contractors, urban planners, building owners and allied professionals collaborate with and learn from each other.
Through his consulting practice, Michael has advised over 140 of the nation’s most successful firms and provides firsthand knowledge of how a wide variety of architectural firms operate—the good and the bad—and provides innovative practice management advise based on a deep understanding of the challenges the architectural industry faces. Michael has authored hundreds of articles and been widely cited in industry publications and national media (e.g., New York Times, Architectural Record, ENR, AIArchitect). Prior to founding his consulting practice, Michael served as the managing principal of a 45-person architecture firm.
Michael has been a featured speaker at regional and national events for professional organizations; and has conducted seminars throughout the U.S. From 2006 - 2010, Michael served on AIA's Practice Management Knowledge Community’s Advisory Group and has been recognized with Presidential Citations from AIA California Council and AIA San Francisco.