Michael Müller is professor for Media Analysis and Media Conception at Stuttgart Media University (University for Applied Sciences). He is teaching and researching in the areas Narration, Semiotics and Media Theory. Michael Müller studied German Literature, Philosophy, Logics and Theory of Science at the University of Munich.
He began his professional career as a cultural manager with Siemens AG and as an editor with the German broadcasting company ProSiebenSAT.1. After that he was working as a consultant and coach for almost 20 years. Since then he supported companies, organisations and individuals on the basis of narrative and systemic approaches in the areas of communication and cultural development, change processes and decision-making.
Michael Müller has published numerous books and articles on the topics of organisational storytelling, semiotics, media and political narratives. He is chairman of the “Institute for Apllied Narratology (IANA)” at Stuttgart Media University.