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Gail Thomas

Regional Vice President, Enterprise and Partner Group, Microsoft

Gail Thomas

Regional Vice President, U.S. West Region
Enterprise and Partner Group, Microsoft

As Vice President for Microsoft’s West Region Enterprise Business, Gail Thomas and her team are responsible for working with Microsoft’s largest Enterprise customers in the Western United States to deliver technology solutions that empower their organizations and achieve business transformation.  In addition to leading strategy and solution sales, Thomas is responsible for aligning with strategic partners who build and deliver solutions on the Microsoft platform.

Prior to this role, Thomas led Microsoft’s US State and Local Government Team for 6 years.  In this capacity, Thomas and her team worked with customers and partners to deliver government technology solutions that enabled States and Local government entities realize value and meet the challenges of 21st century governing.  Thomas’ team was responsible for delivering programs and solutions in the US marketplace including a broad variety of E-Government, Security and Privacy initiatives.  Thomas played a key role in Microsoft US Citizenship efforts with initiatives such as Elevate America, a program for workforce development and a key partnership with State governments across the US.

A 20 year Microsoft employee, Thomas has held a number of senior leadership roles as Chief of Staff for Worldwide Sales and Marketing; and GM Enterprise Sales and GM for the Consumer, Small and Medium Business Sales Groups for Microsoft Canada.

Prior to Microsoft, Gail held positions with Lotus Development and Western Digital Corporation in sales capacities.

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