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Guest Speaker

Kate Johnson

President at Microsoft US

Kate Johnson is the President of Microsoft U.S., a $39 billion subsidiary including all of Microsoft’s solutions, services, and support revenues across the public and private sector in the United States. Focused on driving transformation within Microsoft’s largest commercial organization, Kate leads a 7,000-person field team to pursue Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

A business and technology industry veteran of more than 20 years, Kate was previously the Chief Commercial Officer of GE Digital, a division of GE focused on digitizing industrial businesses. Prior to GE, she held senior leadership roles focused on transforming businesses at Oracle, Red Hat, and UBS Investment Bank.

Kate is a leader, both internally and externally, on diversity and inclusion initiatives. She was recently appointed as a delegate to Microsoft’s CEO Inclusion Council, where she’s part of a select group of senior leaders focused on driving Microsoft’s internal and external diversity and inclusivity agenda. Kate has an MBA from The Wharton School and a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Lehigh University.