|University of Southern California (USC), Masters||2006|
Startup Portfolio Manager and Business Leader at Microsoft, MSc. Computer Science
Senior business leader with eight years of experience in business and product development, leading cross-organization initiatives and managing multidisciplinary and dynamic teams.
Leading Microsoft’s startup portfolio in the Midwest and Heartland region. Driving partnerships in the entrepreneurial community with high potential startups, investors and top-tier incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces. Looking for high potential startups to build strategic partnerships across cross-platform solutions and Microsoft’s devices and services.
Led cross-functional teams through multiple releases and successfully mentored, trained and collaborated with members. Shipped enterprise scale web services and projects across multiple releases such as Windows, Bing and MS Office on time and within budget.