Michael Dell

Founder at Dell Technologies, Inc.

Michael Dell

Michael Dell

Founder at Dell Technologies, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Dell GmbH
Dell Canada, Inc.
Dell New Zealand Ltd.

RelSci Relationships

7018

Primary Location

Austin, TX

Number of Boards

17

Birthday

02/23/1965 - Houston, TX, United States

Age

54

Number of Awards

32

Estimated Net Worth

$20.4B

Relationships
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Managing Partner & Managing Director at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

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President & Chief Commercial Officer at Dell Technologies, Inc.

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Chief Human Resources Officer at Dell, Inc.

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General Counsel at Dell, Inc.

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Managing Director at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

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Co-Founder at Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

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Executive Director, Product Marketing at Dell, Inc.

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Chief Marketing Officer at Dell, Inc.

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Chief Customer Officer at Dell, Inc.

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Executive Director Dell Storage at Dell, Inc.

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Michael Dell
Founder at Dell Technologies, Inc.
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The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation aims to improve outcomes for underserved children. It funds programs that foster and improve the education, health and safety of children. The Foundation's programs include urban education, childhood health, and family economic stability.The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation was founded in 1999. Its headquarters are located in Austin, TX.

Sibling
Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Clarity Money, Inc.

Clarity Money, Inc. develops a personal finance mobile application. Its application uses data science to uncover specific insights about a person's finances, and allows a consumer to take action on those insights all from within the application. The company was founded by Adam R. Dell, Hossein Azari and Matt Jacobs and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Parent
Member, Board of Directors at Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation aims to improve outcomes for underserved children. It funds programs that foster and improve the education, health and safety of children. The Foundation's programs include urban education, childhood health, and family economic stability.The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation was founded in 1999. Its headquarters are located in Austin, TX.

Parent
Member, Board of Directors at Foundation for Jewish Culture

The Foundation for Jewish Culture invests in creative individuals and ideas in order to nurture a vibrant and enduring Jewish identity, culture and community.To achieve its mission, the Foundation: A) provides grants, recognition awards, networking opportunities and professional development services to artists and scholars, B) collaborates with cultural institutions, Jewish organizations, consortia, and funders to support the work of these creative individuals, to educate and build audiences, and to provide meaningful Jewish cultural experiences to the American public; and C) advocates for the importance of Jewish culture as a core component of Jewish life.

Education
Graduate
Class of 1984

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Business Roundtable advocates public policies that ensure economic growth. It considers public policy issues which contains groups like the construction users anti-inflation roundtable, a group devoted to containing construction costs; and the labor law study committee, made up of labor relations executives of major companies. The Business Roundtable was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Member
Current

The Business Council is a voluntary association of business leaders whose members meet several times a year for the free exchange of ideas both among themselves and with thought leaders from many sectors. In its most fundamental form, the Council seeks to foster understanding through discussion. It promotes learning, best practice sharing and networking by its members with a view to making a contribution to our society, the global economy and to business generally. Since its founding more than 75 years ago, The Business Council membership has consisted of a group of current or former chief executive officers from a broad range of companies. All major industries are represented among the members of The Business Council. Because schedule demands on senior business executives are extensive, the Council provides an especially valuable opportunity to discuss major subjects in a broader ranging forum than is normally available in the course of business activities. As part of its process, the Council invites leaders in government, politics, academia, science, medicine, technology and other sectors to address the Council and to participate in its discussions. Council members hope that these discussions result in better understanding by their invited guests as well as by the members themselves. Today, the Council meets three times a year in a collegial atmosphere to share and explore ideas.As a gathering of peers from many fields, the Council is entirely an educational and deliberative forum. It never takes positions as an organization and does not advocate any policy or course of action. Individual members sometimes do present their own views in public discussions. But they do so as individuals, rather than as representatives of the Council.

Member
Current

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Career History
Co-Founder
1999 - Current

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation aims to improve outcomes for underserved children. It funds programs that foster and improve the education, health and safety of children. The Foundation's programs include urban education, childhood health, and family economic stability.The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation was founded in 1999. Its headquarters are located in Austin, TX.

Co-Founder
1998 - Current

MSD Capital is an investment firm primarily focused on the following investment activities: investing in publicly traded securities, engaging in traditional private equity activities, investing in real estate and selectively forming partnerships with established third-party managers in the private and public markets.The MSD Public Equities group's primary investment mission is to utilize their family capital base and resources in making long-term equity investments in a limited number of outstanding companies. The group employs a disciplined, research-intensive analytic process in their search for businesses that possess sustainable long-term competitive advantages and are managed by honest, astute and shareholder-driven people. In addition to investing in equities, MSD maintains a substantial convertible bond portfolio.Private equity is an integral part of the long-term investment strategy of MSD. They seek to deploy capital in outstanding businesses with excellent management teams at attractive valuations. As distinct from private equity funds, they provide long-term, permanent capital and are able to invest without the pressures of fund raising.MSD invests in established public and private companies through privately negotiated transactions, including buyouts of private companies and divisions of public or private companies and acquisitions of public companies through going private transactions. They also make purchases of blocks of stock from public or private companies seeking equity capital or persons, families or funds seeking liquidity on existing investments. Transaction examples include leveraged and management buyouts, going private transactions, mezzanine debt and other structured investments, Private Investments in Public Entities (PIPEs) and growth equity financings, platform acquisitions and roll-ups and partnerships with other financial sponsors.While they maintain a generalist approach with regard to industries and transaction structures, they generally seek to invest in non-technology companies as a means to diversify their portfolio.MSD seeks investments with the following characteristics: solid business fundamentals including recurring revenue, high margin businesses with organic growth potential and favorable long-term prospects. They also seek investments in companies with stable, predictable operating earnings and free cash flow as evidenced by consistent operating history, a strong and sustainable market position based on high barriers to entry, attractive valuations and favorable transaction structures. Other considerations are sensible valuation multiples with attractive free cash flow yields, conservative leverage ratios with emphasis on safety of principal and strong management teams.MSD also engages in special opportunities investing. The group focuses on a variety of event-driven investment strategies including distressed debt investing, equity restructurings, direct investments and merger arbitrage.The firm's Partnership Investments group invests in a select number of investment partnerships across a variety of investment disciplines and asset classes, including hedge funds employing specific public equity and fixed-income strategies, private equity funds and real estate. They seek to generate superior risk-adjusted and tax-efficient returns by concentrating their investments with outstanding managers who collaborate with the firm to build economically aligned, long-term strategic relationships.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1984 - Current

Dell GmbH, a subsidiary of Dell Technologies, Inc., is a company headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, that wholesales computer and peripheral equipment. It was founded in 1984 by Michael Saul Dell, he has been the CEO since that date.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior

Compellent Technologies, Inc. provides network storage solutions. The firm provides Fluid Data storage solutions that automate the movement and management of data at a granular level, enabling organizations to constantly adapt to change, slash costs and secure information against downtime and disaster. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Roseville, MN.

Member, Executive Committee
Prior
Member
Prior

The United States President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is a council, chartered (or re-chartered) in each administration with a broad mandate to advise the President on science and technology. The current PCAST was established by Executive Order 13226 on September 30, 2001, by President George W. Bush, and was most recently re-chartered by President Obama's April 21, 2010, Executive Order 13539.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 +
2012

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world’s most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It is located in central Houston in the Texas Medical Center. MD Anderson was created in 1941 as part of The University of Texas System. The institution is one of the nation’s original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Act of 1971 and is one of 68 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers today. U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Hospitals" survey has ranked MD Anderson as one of the nation’s top two cancer centers every year since the survey began in 1990.

N/A
2011

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world’s most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It is located in central Houston in the Texas Medical Center. MD Anderson was created in 1941 as part of The University of Texas System. The institution is one of the nation’s original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Act of 1971 and is one of 68 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers today. U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Hospitals" survey has ranked MD Anderson as one of the nation’s top two cancer centers every year since the survey began in 1990.

$100K +
2011

TO SUPPORT the HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF Jerusalem, ISRAEL'S FOREMOST CENTER OF HIGHER education & RESEARCH.

Political Donations
$2,500
2011

Representative from Texas's 10th Congressional District

$2,500
2011

Representative from Texas's 31st Congressional District

$2,500
2011

Senior Consultant at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Investments
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Avanti Learning Centres Pvt Ltd. provides educational services. The firm offers classroom program, online learning and teacher training. The company was founded by Akshay Saxena and Krishna Ramkumar in March 2010 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

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BASIX Sub-K iTransactions Ltd. develops and operates transactional platform for unbanked population. It offers payment services, business facilitation, and business correspondence. The company was founded by Vijay Mahajan in 2010 and is headquartered in Hyderabad, India.

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Janaadhar (India) Pvt Ltd. provides housing solutions. The company was founded by Ramesh Ramanathan and is headquartered in Bangalore, India.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #38
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #56
2017
Hurun - Global Rich List
Rank #35
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Events
Speaker
Davos, Switzerland
2012 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

A record 2,600 business, government and civil society leaders – including nearly 40 heads of state or government – participated in the 42nd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, which took place under the theme The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models. The record participation indicated the international community’s level of concern for the world today, as one crisis after another emerges. It also underscored the commitment of the Forum’s Members, Partners and communities to improving the state of the world.

Speaker
Aspen, CO, United States
2012 Fortune Brainstorm TECH

Conference for the global leaders of the digital world

Speaker
Aspen Meadows Resort-Aspen, CO
2012 Fortune Brainstorm TECH

Conference for the global leaders of the digital world

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