Michael has always been passionate about languages and their practical use and is able to speak a variety of languages. Among them are English, Spanish, French and Russian and a little bit of Portuguese.
Before Languages in Motion, Michael founded the University of Calgary Translation Association (UCTA) which helped students to become translators. This passion for languages and translation led Michael to create Languages in Motion. Michael loves to play hockey, and plays guitar and vocals in a band called The Scurvy Dogs.