Michael Bronner is the founder and chairman emeritus of Digitas and Upromise. Digitas is a global interactive marketing agency employing over 3,000 people. Digitas was purchased by Publicis Groupe in 2006. Upromise was founded by Michael to help make college more attainable for middle class families. Upromise is the largest private source of college funding in America, with 10 million families enrolled in the free service. Upromise was purchased by Sallie Mae in 2006.