CEO and Founder of ICON Creative Technologies Group in Ann Arbor. In the 14 years since founding ICON, Cleveland has overseen all elements of its operations, drawing upon his background in information technologies and programming to develop some of the company’s first Web-based content management applications. He has led ICON from a small, two-person organization to a 16-person creative agency serving more than 30 customers worldwide. Previously, he was the European editor for the auto-industry magazine Ward’s Auto World
. Since then, his freelance work has been published in newspapers and magazines around the globe. Cleveland also is the co-author of Special Edition Using Macromedia Flash 5, published by Que. He received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan.