About Michelle Gale, M.A Michelle is currently Chief of Staff at Autodesk and was previously the head of Learning & Leadership at Twitter. She is a Mindfulness Educator, Podcast Host, and author of the book “Mindful Parenting in a Messy World”. Michelle is inspired to support others in staying meaningfully connected to themselves, even as the demands and complexity of contemporary life and work are accelerated. She is honored to serve on the board of The Foundation for a Mindful Society and The Holistic Life Foundation, while also advising the Wisdom 2.0 Conference, Mindful Schools, and Tilt365. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two sons, who are by far her greatest life teachers.