About Our Commencement Speaker

2019 Commencement Speaker - Mike Hilton

Mike Hilton graduated from UC Santa Cruz, Crown College, in 1986 with dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Computer & Information Science and Math. Today, Mike is the chief product officer at Accolade, a health technology company providing personalized health and benefits solutions to employers, health plans and their members. Mike is responsible for Accolade's product, technology and analytics efforts.

Prior to Accolade, Mike was a co-founder of Concur, a pioneer in the cloud computing and travel and expense management space, and remained there during its entire 21-year history (prior to being acquired by SAP in 2014). At Concur, Mike served in various product and technology leadership roles, most recently as chief product officer.

Before co-founding Concur, Mike helped launch the sales force automation space as part of the team that created ACT! at Contact Software/Symantec, and began his career at Apple Computer, where he led the development efforts for MacWrite Pro, at the time the leading word processor for the Macintosh.