Michael Duda is the co-founder and managing partner of Bullish, a creative agency and consumer investment company based in New York, NY.
Bullish is a unique company in that in combines the power of top-flight brand marketing, strategy and creative talent along with an investment arm that invests at the pre-seed, seed and series A stages. The company has invested and been a brand ally to investments that include Harry’s, Peloton, Casper, care\of, function of beauty, Ample Hills Creamery and Warby Parker, and provided marketing services from brand identities to Super Bowl campaigns for the likes of Anheuser-Busch, Pepsi, Nike, GNC, and other Fortune 500 firms.
As a result, Bullish was named to Ad Age’s “Top 20 Marketing Agencies in the US” (2018), having one of the most innovative business models in advertising (2018) and awarded the patent as “The Most Dangerous Agency in America” (reg # 5,342,316).
Duda has spent 25 years in the world of Madison Avenue, including 13 at Deutsch Inc. as Partner, Chief Corporate Strategy Officer, CEO of Johannes Leonardo and founder of Consigliere Brand Capital (rebranded as Bullish in 2015).
Duda is a graduate of St. John Fisher College and is on the Board of Directors of Syracuse University’s Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics. When not spending time with his wife and three sons in Connecticut, he can be found arguing with referees at a sporting event or offending someone on Twitter.