MICHAEL M. KAISER is President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Dubbed "the turnaround king" for his work at numerous institutions, Kaiser has earned international renown for his expertise in arts management. A Cultural Ambassador for the U.S. State Department, he advises performing arts organizations around the world, working with arts leaders in Mexico, Pakistan, China, Latin America, and the Arab nations. He has created an online education forum for arts administrators (www.artsmanger.org) where professionals and students in the field can share experiences, seek employment, and post opportunities.
"There can be no one who has had the experience - the expertise - of Michael Kaiser in taking world class performing arts companies and reinventing them for the 21st century. This is a gold mine." - Harold Prince "Michael Kaiser is an engaging and inspiring impresario, who truly has made a difference in turning around arts organizations. He knows firsthand of what he speaks." - Renee Fleming"