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Michael Burke

Managing Director, Branded Apparel & Durables


As Google’s Managing Director of Luxury, Branded Apparel and Durables, Michael Burke leads a sales team responsible for driving business growth for many of the world's largest, most loved brands and agencies.


Michael is an expert in the evolving retail landscape and the growth of digital goods, as well as in the application of AI to retail and marketing. He has built and led high-performing teams across several industries and product areas. In his nearly two decades at Google, Michael has enjoyed a front row seat to the future of commerce and marketing.

Michael and his team support hundreds of brands along their unique digital transformation journeys and help them navigate trends in digital media, consumer privacy, AI and omnichannel engagement. Michael previously managed teams focused on retail and consumer electronics and led business development for Google Checkout. During a year-long exit from Google, he led business development at Clickable, a VC-backed, growth-stage startup acquired by Syncapse.

Michael is a frequent content publisher and industry speaker at events such as the Vogue Business Summit, Digiday Publishing Summit, and Ecom World.