Jacky Wright

Vice President, IT, Microsoft

Jacky Wright is a transformational global leader, innovativetechnologist and recognized STEM advocate.

She is a senior executive whose extensive career spansmultiple industries. Jacky inspires and leads teamsto drive innovation, develop enterprise technologysolutions, and transform business models.

As a Microsoft leader, she has created deep partnershipsbetween IT and product engineering to drivedigital transformation of customer experiencesleveraging Microsoft Azure, Power BI, O365, and Skypefor Business, among others.

She has been widely recognized for her many contributionsin technology and diversity, including an honorarydoctorate from Aston University, and inclusion on the Britain’s Powerlist 100 of Most Influential People,the Top 100 BAME Leaders in Business, and SavoyMagazine’s Top Women list. She has also been featuredin numerous publications, including CIO Magazine,“Meet a tech industry pioneer who leads by example”and the Wall Street Journal – CIO Journal.

Jacky is a member of the Board of Trustees for HarveyMudd College and Prostate Cancer UK, and serves onthe Board of Year Up – Puget Sound Chapter. She alsoserves on various advisory boards, including the HPWomen’s Innovation Council, the Demo CIO Counciland the CIO Winmark Advisory Panel. She is also amember of the Information Technology Senior ManagementForum (ITSMF), The Executive Leadership Counciland CIO Executive Council.