Michael is the Founder of Deathoverdinner.org, Drugsoverdinner.org, and Seder2015.org. He is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Washington Communication Leadership Graduate Program and a Trustee of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts; he has served as a Senior Advisor to Summit Series, Theo Chocolate, Learnist, CreativeLive, Architecture For Humanity and Siren.
Hebb has been staging convivial gatherings and redefining hospitality/tablemaking since 1997; co-founding the City Repair project with Mark Lakeman; and co-founding family supper, ripe, clarklewis, and the Gotham Bldg Tavern in Portland OR with Naomi Pomeroy. His expansive multidisciplinary dinners have taken place on five continents, have been exhibited in several museums and featured in the NY Times, W, Art Forum, The New Yorker, GQ, The Guardian and dozens of international publications. Michael strongly believes that the table is one of the most effective (and overlooked) vehicles for changing the world.
He is also the founder of One Pot – a creative agency that specializes in the technology of the common table, and the ability to shift culture through the use of thoughtful food and discourse based engagements and happenings. One Pot has worked closely with thought/cultural leaders and many foundations/institutions including: The World Economic Forum, Republic of Gabon, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative, X Prize Foundation, FEED Foundation, The Nature Conservancy.