As Vice President of Product, Drew McManus leads Pivotal Labs’ design and product management practice, providing clients with enhanced integration across all aspects of the software development process. Drew joined Pivotal in 2012 after founding and managing Road 3, a consultancy dedicated to helping companies turn ideas into successful products. After a long and successful strategic partnership with Pivotal, Drew joined the company to spearhead the expansion of Pivotal’s service offering.
Drew has worked with many startups and Fortune 100 companies over the years as an entrepreneur, advisor and senior leader. He co-founded Bring Light, a web service to help nonprofits reach new donors and raise funds online, which was acquired by Rally.org. He was with Adobe Systems for 12 years serving in various senior management roles, including corporate product management. Earlier in his career he worked at Apple Computer, and its software subsidiary Claris Corporation (now Filemaker, Inc). He has taken many products from concept to completion, including the launch of Adobe’s first consumer digital imaging product, which became the number one selling product in its category and earned Drew the Software Publishers Association’s Codie Award. Drew was featured in the book “We Are the New Radicals: A Manifesto for Re-inventing Yourself and Saving the World,” by Julia Moulden.