Julie Sanford - Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program
Julie Sanford
Vice President, Partner GTM, Programs & Experiences

As Vice President, Partner GTM, Programs & Experiences team within Global Partner Solutions, Julie is responsible for the end-to-end, go-to-market strategy across the Microsoft commercial services partner ecosystem inclusive of ISVs, GSIs, device, and services partners around the world. The team collaborates across the Microsoft Customer Solution Area business and engineering groups to develop GTM strategy, planning, and plays for partner development on the Microsoft Cloud and then activates the system for GTM execution in concert with partners and the Microsoft field on a global basis.

Before her current role, Julie was General Manager, Global Industry Product Marketing Group, and was responsible for Microsoft Industry go-to-market across priority industries and Microsoft Industry Clouds strategy and GTM, including Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare, Microsoft Cloud for Retail, Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services, and Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing.

Previously, Julie was General Manager, Enterprise & Industry Marketing, for the United States Subsidiary. Julie led a marketing organization responsible for driving new opportunities, increased velocity, revenue, share and NSAT for our largest enterprise customers. Julie was also the Chief of Staff for the M&O CVP. She has over 19 years of experience in sales and marketing in the software and technology industry. Julie has also been part of the Office Division, participating in and leading three major Office releases (2007, 2010, O365).

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