…founded MCC (originally, Mike Cobb Associates) in 1983. He combines very strong talents in both writing and graphic art/design with long experience in marketing and marketing communications. He has more than 20 years of experience in high technology, from engineer, to marketing manager, to senior corporate manager responsible for corporate marketing communications. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Engineering from U.C. Berkeley, is a licensed professional engineer in California, and has an MBA degree (marketing/advertising) from Santa Clara University. Mike has a unique ability to transform technology information into clear, effective language. A political cartoonist, he also is expert in the application of cartoons to advertising and communications. A former corporate real estate/facilities manager and city planning commissioner, he has a real understanding of commercial/residential real estate. And, as a former three-term Palo Alto city councilman (and two-time Mayor) and award-winning host of a cable channel news program, he is also very strong in the areas of community/public affairs, public policy, and public communications. A solid, successful track record with professional and general business clients completes a proven capability to effectively and insightfully serve a wide range of markets.