Less than three years ago, Michaela Guzy founded OhThePeopleYouMeet a content site for travelers, foodies and philanthropists with a passion for a genuine connection with the locals people she meets. Today OTPYM has 50 contributors across the globe and over 61,000 fans on Facebook. In June of 2012, she started Michaela’s Map, an original web video series she writes, produces and hosts, which is distributed on sites like YahooTravel, Everett Potter, The Daily Meal and of course OTPYM channels. Soon you may find some of her custom video content on some other major branded sites!

Michaela advises Travel+Social Good and serves as the Corporate Vice Chair for The New York Center for Children. In addition to speaking at various InternationalLuxuryTravelMarket conferences and Adventure Travel Trade Association Summits, Michaela curates content for T+SG during Social Media Week and NY Travfest. In a past life, Michaela, served as the VP/Global Travel and Strategic Development at American Express Publishing overseeing sales and marketing for blue-chip travel accounts for Travel+Leisure, Food&Wine, Departures, Executive Travel, Black Ink and Time Inc. brands.

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