Founder and Managing Partner
Southern Growth Studio
Michael Graber is the founder and managing partner of the Southern Growth Studio, an innovation + strategy boutique in Memphis. Michael has years of experience working in the trenches advising more than 100 top companies and non-profits, including Cardinal Health, Mars PetCare, Jack Nicklaus, Hunter Fan, and others. Pragmatic, globally inspiring, and yet infused with Southern charm, Michael’s
presentations and workshops serve as a guide to building cultures of innovation to craft lasting business value.
Michael frequently publishes, speaks, and presents workshops on Innovation, Corporate Culture, Creativity, Business Model Strategy, and Leadership. When not he’s not working, you can find Michael playing music around his native Memphis, TN. Michael is also the author of the Last Real Medicine Show, a volume of poetry, and continues to practice this craft to keep sane and inspired.