Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs & Public Policy, Dell Technologies
Michael Young leads Dell Technologies’ Global Government Affairs practice and represents the company in key policy organizations including the Technology CEO Council (TCC), the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), U.S. Global Leadership Council and the U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center.
Mike joined Dell Technologies in 2003 to build the company’s federal government affairs program and restart Dell Technologies’ Employee Political Action Committee. Over the years, Mike served as head of Dell Technologies’ Federal and State Government Affairs team in the U.S. and Latin America, where he advocated for public policy and expanded sales opportunities in various state capitals.
Prior to joining Dell Technologies, Mike served as Legislative Director for U.S. Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) in Washington, D.C., where he managed technology, judiciary, science, energy and defense issues. Mike was a member of Congressman Smith’s staff for eight years and assisted in several political and campaign related initiatives as well.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Mike received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. He enjoys reading, snow skiing, FPS (Xbox One) and 4X (Alienware 17) gaming. He, his wife, their three children, two dogs, two hedgehogs, one lizard, one guinea pig and one fish reside in Austin, Texas.