Jeremy Showalter - “Lessons from Microsoft"
Microsoft Philanthropies, Technology for Social Impact Group, Microsoft, Redmond, WA
Topic: “Lessons from Microsoft: Innovative Ways To Make An Impact Through a Corporate Context”
Jeremy Showalter, Microsoft Philanthropies, Technology for Social Impact Group, Microsoft, Redmond, WA - Jeremy is responsible for global programs and scale engagement with nonprofits, in the Microsoft Philanthropies Technology for Social Impact Group. According to the Microsoft website: “Over 3 million nonprofits are working to address the most challenging issues facing our world. We’re committed to ensuring technology helps them achieve greater impact. We provide a comprehensive set of secure, reliable, and trusted cloud solutions that enable nonprofit organizations to digitally transform and better serve their missions.” (Source: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/philanthropies/empowering-communities)
Recently Jeremy served as the Microsoft Vietnam Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer for four years. Previously, he has worked with Microsoft across multiple functions including marketing, sales, product management, and corporate finance. Prior to Microsoft, he worked as a management and technology consultant in Washington, DC.
Jeremy has always enjoyed learning – both informally and formally – as a frequent traveller, avid tinkerer, personal study, and earned degrees in business from the University of Chicago, science and technology public policy from George Washington University, and engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
Jeremy and his wife Pa’lee and their three children have enjoyed the experience and challenges of living, working, raising children and being active members of international church communities. They are committed to supporting various faith-based organizations, with a focus on economic development in emerging markets.