Director of Business DevelopmentMicrosoft
J. Wendy Spies is the Director of Business Development for Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division. After twenty years of successful product leadership in the startup world and several successful exits, Wendy is now furthering Microsoft's mission of personal and organizational empowerment through guiding technology investments. Her primary focus is to build, buy, and partner to develop game-changing solutions for our customers in the Cloud and Enterprise, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning divisions. In 2.5 years she has driven strategy and investment in blockchain, containers, AI, data, and OSS. On a mission to grow with others by driving efficient, iterative innovation practices that lead to exponential growth in business value, she has a B.S. in Engineering from Stanford.