Michael Bociurkiw of Canada is a global affairs analyst, speaker and writer. He is a two-time TEDx speaker, comments frequently on global affairs on BBC World Television and CNN International and is a contributor to CNN Opinion. His byline has appeared in Forbes, the Los Angeles Times, the South China Morning Post, Asia Times and MSNBC. Many world leaders and business tycoons have been his interview guest.

Michael also has had a distinguished career in many international organizations – including as spokesperson for UNICEF and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

In the course of his career, Michael has advised several governments and organizations on strategic and crisis communications and branding. He is currently at work on his first non-fiction book on smartphone and social media addiction.