Michael O’Donnell

Chief Human Resources Officer


Michael O’Donnell is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Khoros where he is responsible for all global recruitment, human resources and employee learning and development programs. Prior to joining Khoros in September 2018, Michael held several HR leadership positions at companies like PeopleAdmin, Blue Health Intelligence and American Airlines.

“Having the opportunity to watch people develop and grow is what I’m most passionate about. It’s one of the main reasons why I joined Lithium—they have an amazing culture, and I’m excited to help take it to the next level.”

— Michael O’Donnell, Chief Human Resources Officer

With over 18 years of human resources leadership experience, some of his areas of expertise include transforming company cultures, driving best in class benefits programs, leading organizations through mergers and acquisitions and driving high employee engagement.

Michael has an undergraduate degree in HR Management and a MBA from Western Governors University.

Michael O’Donnell

Quick Facts


  • 18+ years of human resources leadership experience
  • Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources
  • Enjoys running, traveling, and playing softball and football
  • Finished first in his age division and 39th overall in the 2018 Chicago Spring Half Marathon