meet the storyminers

Mike Werner

Consumer Sketches

Mike turns words into pictures so that people can get on the same page. Drawing others' ideas helps everyone make better collective decisions.


Ad agency background.
Works anywhere: virtually and on-site.
Sees ideas with a fresh perspective, then let’s everyone see and feel the same thing.
Gets everyone on the same page.
Loves outsider art, noisy music, and baseball.


Graphic Recording
Vision Maps
Explainer Videos

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Lee Barnathan

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Monica Compton

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