Michael Shulman offers a world-class background creating experiences that affect moods in the entertainment, gaming, retail, and hospitality markets.

Michael’s career has been spent doing what he’s passionate about: creating cutting-edge design solutions that achieves each client’s objective. As the previous Executive Director of Design, Development and Strategy at Illuminating Concepts, Michael’s strategic thinking and problem-solving skills led to unique opportunities in retail, gaming, commercial real estate, entertainment, and hospitality spaces.

Michael has had the opportunity to consult with many notable national and international brands in the entertainment, gaming, retail and hospitality spaces. His career includes collaboration with high-profile projects for clients such as MGM Resorts International, Caesar’s Entertainment, Seminole Gaming, Pinnacle Gaming, GGP, Stations Casinos, British Airways, Simon Properties, Macerich, Wembley Arena, MTV, Saturday Night Live, NBC, Viacom, Heron International, Brooklyn Bowl, Dubai Properties, L&L Holdings, Universal, Disney, and various Broadway productions.

Through design and discovery to installation, Michael realizes that listening and conceptualizing are significant components to achieving each client’s ideal results.

Industry veterans know Michael as a frequent speaker and industry thought-leader having spoken at numerous industry events. Michael holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatrical Design, with minors in Art History and Business Management & Marketing from Manhattan College.