Michael Lee

Vice President, Communications


Michael Lee is the Vice President, Communications of Pivotal.

Michael serves as our Vice President, Communications, and is responsible for public relations, social media, brand, executive, employee, and financial communications.

Prior to joining Pivotal, Michael led global communications for the Hewlett-Packard Company’s enterprise technology and cloud computing organization, a $28 billion annual revenue business operating in 170 countries with over 50,000 employees. Prior to HP, he worked with IBM engineers and big city mayors to launch and run communication campaigns for IBM Smarter Cities. In 2004, Michael took a break from IBM to write television and film properties for ABC, Comedy Central, Cartoon Network, and Showtime.

Early on, Michael worked as an economist and speechwriter for Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman David Wilhelm to make a difference in the lives of ordinary people—clients included Hillary Clinton, Jesse Jackson, Sr., and Barack Obama. He started his career as an investment banking analyst at Salomon Brothers.

Michael earned bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Public Policy from the University of Chicago. He then earned a Master’s in Economic Policy from the University of Chicago, and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.