March 8, 1983 |
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania|
|Occupation||Founder of VGMarket|
In 2007, at the age of 24, Michael started VGMarket with $5,000 in savings and grew the company to $20,000,000 in lifetime sales by the age of 30. By 2014, VGMarket had become a leading global market research provider, servicing Fortune 500 clients in the United States and internationally.
As a college student, Gluck performed piano concerts and released an album under the stage name “Piano Squall” to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, in support of a cure for the disease that took his grandmother’s life.
Outside of the market research industry, Gluck is the co-owner of Court Street Grocers. Opening with a 29 Zagat rating and widespread critical acclaim, the Brooklyn-based sandwich chain has three locations and is among the highest reviewed restaurants in New York.
In 2016, Gluck produced the world premiere of Unlikely Heroes, a play authored by his father Dr. Charles Gluck, which debuted in Boca Raton, Florida to critical acclaim.
Gluck studied marketing, communication, and Japanese at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated in the class of 2005.
Gluck was born in Miami and grew up in Hollywood, Florida. He speaks Spanish and Japanese and enjoys piano, composing music, chess, and the Final Fantasy series.
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