Michael Schornstein

Advisory Board

Michael Schornstein

Mr. Michael Schornstein is a start-up founder and chief marketing officer.  He monetizes innovation, creates market disruption and brand and product differentiation.  He has a builder and fixer’s DNA and thrives on productivity.  He leads from the front and has a track record of building highly productive goal oriented teams.  Mr. Schornstein go-to-market approach laser focuses on generating significant revenue for start-ups from the get go.  He is a mentor at The Dallas Entrepreneurial Center, Health Wildcatters, and RevTech.

In 2009 Michael developed, funded and launched Open Circle, LLC, a Patent Pending online donor acquisition, sales and social retention marketing platform, which integrates the power of social community, digital marketing and financial services.

Prior to Open Circle, Mr. Schornstein spent 20 years in executive/officer leadership roles.  Organizations such as: Interpublic Advertising, Yahoo!, Warnaco, VF Corp and Haggar, have recruited him to deliver finance centric Marketing ROI.

A New Orleans native and aficionado, he lives in Dallas, Texas.  He is also developing NewOrleansAficionado.com, a guide to eats, drinks and music in the ‘City That Care Forgot.’

Mr. Schornstein is a graduate of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management (MBA/Marketing), Tulane University’s College of Arts & Sciences (BA w/Honors) and Culver Military Academy.