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Vice President of Global Marketing and Communications

Michael Dumlao is Vice President of Global Marketing and Communications, overseeing the company’s brand evolution and future marketing vision and strategy. He came to Abt from Booz Allen Hamilton, where he led the Fortune 500 company’s rebrand as their first Director of Brand, served as a Senior Brand and Diversity Advisor for leaders in the Federal Government, and was the longest-serving leader of GLOBE+, their LGBTQ+ business resource group. He oversaw brand strategy, market research, and creative activation.

Dumlao has over twenty-two years of experience advancing diversity, equity and social justice through award-winning brand management, digital marketing, and multi-platform storytelling in corporate, federal, academic and non-profit environments. A sought-after speaker, he is also the author of the Amazon best-selling book “The Wisdom of Guncles” published by New Degree Press.

Recognition for his work includes the Gartner award for Corporate Brand, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Silver Anvil for Brand Excellence, and the PRSA Bronze Anvil award for Digital Strategy having led digital transformation, research, and creative marketing for several U.S. agencies. His work in diversity, equity, and inclusion have been recognized with the Society for Asian Scientist and Engineers Advocate of the Year, and the Washington Business Journal Business of Pride Award.  

Michael is a Kellogg University Executive Scholar and received his Masters in Communications, Culture and Technology from Georgetown University, and his Bachelor in Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Born in the Philippines and raised in Australia, he currently resides in Washington, DC. 

Michael Dumlao