Michael Kaye is the global head of communications at OkCupid, one of the world's largest dating apps, where he leads PR programming in the United States and for countries across Europe, the Middle East and Oceania. As the brand’s spokesperson, he has been featured in ABC News, Ad Age, BBC, Business Insider, Bustle, CBS, CNN, Cosmopolitan, The Drum, Elite Daily, Forbes, Good Morning America, Mashasble, The New York Times, NPR, POPSUGAR, PRovoke Media, PRWeek, VICE, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.
In 2018 Michael joined Mercy College as an Adjunct Instructor within the Communications Studies department where he has since taught three courses. In 2022 Michael joined the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University (NYU) where he currently teaches Public Relations Principles and Practices.
In 2020, Michael became an Advisory Board Member for Ragan Communications’ Communicators Roundtable. In 2021, he joined the PR Daily Editorial Advisory Board.
He is also on the board of governors for the Human Rights Campaign, an organization he has volunteered with since 2018.
Michael graduated from the University at Albany with a bachelor’s degree in communication and sociology, and later earned his master’s degree in strategic communication from American University, where he graduated cum laude. In 2020 he earned his certificate in corporate communications from Cornell University.
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