Dianne O'Brien, Senior Director, Windows Azure Business Development
Senior Director of Business Development for Cloud & Enterprise, Microsoft Corporation
Dianne O'Brien is Microsoft Corporation's Senior Director of Business Development for Cloud & Enterprise.
In this role Dianne
is responsible for developing the Cloud & Enterprise
business development strategy for commercial deals that fill key technology or business gaps that will help accelerate the C&E business growth, with a particular focus on realizing our Cloud OS vision and Microsoft Azure.
Prior to moving into Business Development for C&E, Dianne was a part of the Microsoft Azure business team, joining as its third member in 2008 as the Senior Director for Business Planning and Operations, responsible for all long term business planning, offer and channel strategy, business desk, and performance management before moving to her current role.
During her fifteen year Microsoft tenure she has held senior leadership positions in the corporate planning and finance functions including leading the Global R&D finance team and serving as IT Controller.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Dianne owned a private CPA practice, and was the Assistant General Manager of a public utility service in San Diego County where she was responsible for the implementation of several major technology initiatives.
Dianne holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of San Diego.
lives with her
husband on Whidbey Island near Seattle, and enjoys fishing and watching baseball.