A Discussion with Toni Townes-Whitley
As President of US Regulated Industries at Microsoft, Toni Townes-Whitley will share with us her path to leadership in an industry so commonly underrepresented by women, especially women of color, as well as her hardships and triumphs that have led her to where she is today.
Her organization is responsible for executing on Microsoft?s industry strategy and go-to-market for both public sector and regulated industries in the United States, including Education, Financial Services, Government, and Healthcare. In addition to leading a sales organization, Townes-Whitley is helping to steer the company?s work to address systemic racial injustice ? with efforts targeted both internally at representation and inclusion; as well as externally at leveraging technology to counter prevailing societal challenges. She has developed expertise and speaks publicly about ?Civic Technology?, applying tech innovation for social impact.