Director, Alliances and Global Ecosystems
Michele Perras is an entrepreneur, consultant and advisor. As Head of Strategy and Market Development at Pivotal, Michele leads startup ecosystem initiatives, platform advocacy and business development. She advises on product strategy, revenue and digital transformation, working with startups, the Fortune 500 and Silicon Valley accelerators including Alchemist and 500 Startups. Michele is an angel investor, has spoken at SXSW, Mobile World Congress, ATech, StartupGrind and The Circular Summit, and previously taught at Duke, UCLA and OCAD University. She is a member of Pivotal’s Diversity and Inclusion council, and is based in San Francisco.