I’m Michael Xander, a maker at heart.
I’ve been building products since the age of fourteen. Since then I graduated from university, worked as a product manager, front-end developer, and designer, led teams, co-founded a startup, and lived as a digital nomad in a number of cities, including New York, San Francisco, Austin, Lisbon, and Madrid.
My debut book, MY MORNING ROUTINE: How Successful People Start Every Day Inspired (Portfolio/Penguin) in which today’s most talented creatives and businesspeople share their secrets to unlocking greater energy, focus, and calm—starting first thing in the morning, is finally here! The Financial Times picked it as business book of the month, so we’re off to a good start!
I genuinely believe you’ll enjoy reading it, and it would mean the world to me if you would. Pick up your copy from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Powell’s, or your local bookstore.
I’m the co-founder (design, tech) of the online magazine My Morning Routine, through which I’ve interviewed many high-level individuals, including Arianna Huffington, Ivanka Trump, Rand Fishkin, Cameron Russell, M.G. Siegler, and Yuko Shimizu.
My work has been featured in TV, magazines, newspapers, and on many major websites. For more on me, head over to my FAQ or say hi on Twitter if you’d like to meet up. I’m currently in Stuttgart, Germany.
I’m currently unavailable, but you can reach out anyway if you like my work.