Microsoft Inspire: scale solutions for customers in every industry  

Our commitment to Microsoft partners means giving you a front-row seat to the latest innovations and differentiated capabilities that the Microsoft ecosystem has to offer. This month’s Microsoft Inspire all-virtual event, from July 19-20, will do just that — connecting attendees with the larger partner network and fostering discussion on how we can empower customers to achieve more. 

Sessions at Microsoft Inspire will be guided by key themes that address today’s most significant business needs and opportunities. In addition to elevating partner growth and cloud innovations, we will be hosting programming focused on scaling your solutions to help customers in every industry transform. We believe in the power of partner innovation to navigate uncertainty and provide unlimited opportunities for our customers, and are proud to share tools for right-sizing solutions to reach the widest possible audience. 

To provide a high-level entrance into these topics, we will share keynote sessions with the following senior Microsoft leaders, open to all partners: 

  • Judson Althoff, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, will present on the importance of digital perseverance in navigating uncertainty and why leaning into innovation is the only path forward. 
  • Brad Smith, President and Vice Chair, Chris Capossela, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Marketing and Consumer Business, Elisabeth Brinton, Corporate Vice President, Sustainability, are participating in a panel hosted by Angela Chee on sustainability and the opportunities that come from adopting a comprehensive sustainability strategy. 
  • Alysa Taylor, Corporate Vice President, Industry, Apps and Data Marketing, Corey Sanders, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Cloud for Industry and Global Expansion, Shelley Bransten, Corporate Vice President, Retail & CPG, and Julie Sanford, Vice President, Solutions Strategy & GTM Global Partner Solutions, are coming together for a panel discussion on key insights into Microsoft’s Industry innovation and investments.  
  • Nick Parker, President, Industry & Partner Sales, and Nicole Dezen, Corporate Vice President, Global Partner Solutions, will join in a discussion on partner opportunities. 
  • Nick Parker and Alysa Taylor will discuss how to put Microsoft Industry Clouds and opportunities into perspective. 

To help you identify the additional breakout sessions that are most relevant to your work, we’ve provided a list of sessions that align to all of the partner types:   

  • Partners who develop applications 
  • Partners who build and provide services and solutions 
  • Partners who deliver and transact cloud solutions 
  • Partners who build and deliver devices 

Breakout sessions: 

  • BRK55: Scale your business and impact with Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability: Discover how to help organizations deliver on their sustainability goals while balancing investments in operations, business revenue, market share, and shareholder value.  
  • BRK54: Drive innovation and social impact with Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit: Take a closer look at how you can accelerate the missions of nonprofits and grow your business with Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit.  
  • BRK50: Drive growth and profitability with Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare: Explore the multiyear opportunity the cloud offers with an overview of Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare, a discussion on accelerating client value, and a partner showcase. 
  • BRK51: Accelerate your financial services solutions with the Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services: Gain perspective on how Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services can enhance customer experiences, streamline processes, and deliver data insights.  
  • BRK52: Inspiration to action: The partner value in Microsoft Cloud for Retail: Learn how Microsoft Cloud for Retail opens new revenue opportunities for partners by breaking down data silos to enable faster insights and optimization. 
  • BRK53: Manufacturing a resilient and sustainable future with Microsoft Cloud: Connect the intelligent cloud and edge capabilities of the Microsoft stack to the highest value manufacturing scenarios, increasing productivity, safety, and sustainability.  
  • BRK55: Scale your business and impact with Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability: Discover how to help organizations deliver on their sustainability goals while balancing investments in operations, business revenue, market share, and shareholder value.  
  • BRK55: Scale your business and impact with Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability: Discover how to help organizations deliver on their sustainability goals while balancing investments in operations, business revenue, market share, and shareholder value.  
  • BRK53: Manufacturing a resilient and sustainable future with Microsoft Cloud: Connect the intelligent cloud and edge capabilities of the Microsoft stack to the highest value manufacturing scenarios, increasing productivity, safety, and sustainability.  

We’re looking forward to these engaging conversations with everyone at next week’s event! The Microsoft Inspire website is your destination for registration, seeing all available sessions in the session scheduler, and exploring the Connection Zone. As we continue in our evolution into the Microsoft Cloud Partner Program, we are proud to share in the unlimited potential of our partner ecosystem with you.