Michael Baran
senior partner and digital solutions lead
inQUEST Consulting
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Michael is a Senior Partner and the Digital Solutions Lead at inQUEST Consulting. Michael drives organizations toward innovative, evidence-based DEI solutions through keynotes, workshops, digital learning paths, and overall strategy consulting. Drawing on more than twenty years of experience from his own cultural anthropology research, he knows what works and uses those insights to create real change for organizations. Michael is the co-author of Subtle Acts of Exclusion: How to Understand, Identify, and Stop Microaggressions (2020, Berrett-Koehler Publishers). Michael has taught courses at Harvard University and the University of Michigan, where he also earned his Ph.D.