Michael Fertik founded Reputation.com with the belief that people and businesses have the right to control and protect their online reputation and privacy. Credited with pioneering the field of online reputation management (ORM), Fertik is lauded as the world's leading cyberthinker in digital privacy and reputation.
He is a member of the World Economic Forum Agenda Council on the Future of the Internet and recipient of the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer 2011 Award. He was named TechAmerica's Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012. Fertik is an inventor on multiple US patents. He is a regular industry commentator with guest columns in Harvard Business Review, Reuters, Newsweek, and Inc. He is also co-author of the bestselling book, "Wild West 2.0." Fertik founded his first Internet company while at Harvard College. He received his JD from Harvard Law School.
Michael also writes fiction, which can be found on Amazon.