Michael is an active member of the Joomla! community, participating in the Bug Squad, contributing code to the CMS and Framework, and is currently a member of the Production Leadership Team.
His contributions to the community have been recognized with the 2012 J!OSCAR "GitHub Junkie" Award. His high standards for code and focus on automated testing have raised the overall quality of Joomla's code and helps ensure a stable and quality product for every Joomla user.
When he isn't working on core code, he can be found working on his own set of extensions, opinionating on Twitter, or out in the real world enjoying the sights and sounds of wherever he may be at the time.