Michael Teaster

Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff

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As Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff, Michael sits on the company’s executive team, and supports the Global Leadership Team and the Getty Images Board of Directors with company planning, priority management, and delivery.

Michael has 25 years of industry‑related experience and has served in several executive roles for Getty Images. Prior to his current role, Michael served as Senior Vice President of Business Operations, before which he also served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales, among other executive roles.

Michael joined the business in 1994, when he was serving as Vice President of Licensee Relations for The Image Bank – a company which was later acquired by Getty Images in 1999.

Michael lives in Dallas with his family and is an avid runner and reader.