Speaker Profile

Michael Mendenhall
SVP, CMO, CCO / TriNet

Michael Mendenhall is the SVP and CMO/chief communications officer at TriNet, where he leads all marketing and communications functions, including messaging, branding, advertising, demand generation, product marketing, and corporate communications.

Previously, Mr. Mendenhall served as IBM’s CMO and chief communications officer for IBM Watson and Cloud Platform. He was also the CMO and chief communications officer at Flex, EVP and CMO at Fusion.io, served as SVP and CMO at Hewlett-Packard, and rose through the ranks at the Walt Disney Co. to president of marketing and synergy for Walt Disney Studios and EVP of global marketing for Disney Parks and Resorts.

Mr. Mendenhall received a B.S. in business communications and speech from Emerson College.