Episode 21 of the Mavens Do It Better Podcast features Julia White, Corporate Vice President, Azure, Microsoft Corp.
Julia and Heather caught up in their offices virtually from Redmond, WA and Marina Del Rey, Ca.
Listen in as Heather talks with Julia about:
Julia’s background and start in IT
Where she finds inspiration outside of tech
What it means to be a CVP at Microsoft and the path to get there
Balancing parenthood and a discussion on Microsoft’s commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
To follow Julia:
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Julia leads the marketing team for Microsoft Azure, and is focused on how Microsoft presents its Applications, Infrastructure, Data and Intelligence capabilities to customers and partners. In addition to the primary focus on Azure, the team are also responsible for Microsoft’s hybrid cloud assets; including SQL Server, Windows Server, Developer tools and management capabilities. Across this portfolio, Julia is responsible for the value proposition, global go to market strategy, and industry engagement. She also works in partnership with engineering leadership to chart the product roadmaps.
Julia joined Microsoft in 2001 as a product manager in the Enterprise Server team. In 2005, she moved to Microsoft’s US sales organization to run channel marketing and sales incentives. In 2007, she returned to product leadership, taking on Exchange Server product marketing. Over the course of the next 8 years, she was instrumental in leading the product’s evolution from an on-premises server technology to establishing Office 365 as the leader in cloud productivity services.
Julia has a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a master’s in business administration from Harvard Business School.