• About the Author: Jay Hum

    Jay Hum is a product manager at Pivotal in San Francisco, working with organizations ranging from seed-stage startups to Fortune 100 companies. He leads the Corporate Innovation practic…

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08 Aug. 2017 | Comments (0)
Why My Company Serves Free Breakfast to All Employees
I know what you’re thinking. Free food is the cost of admission to the Silicon Valley tech scene. Our startup, Pivotal, calls the South of Market (SOMA) neighborhood home, alongside companies like Airbnb, Dropbox, Adobe, Slack, Salesforce, and Uber. So, of course, Pivotal serves free, catered meals. It’s just expected. While that’s true, even if no other startup around us served free, catered meals, we still would. To explain why, I first need to explain how Pivotal works.