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Regional Vice President, Corporate External and Legal Affairs, Microsoft Asia
Mike Yeh is the Regional Vice President for Microsoft’s Corporate External and Legal Affairs (CELA) in Asia. He manages a team of more than 80 professionals who provide legal and government affairs support to Microsoft’s sales and business operations in the region. Yeh focuses on helping customers – both in the public and private sector – navigate novel legal, regulatory and policy issues at the intersection of technology and business.
He joined Microsoft in 2003 and previously led Microsoft’s CELA team in the Middle East and Africa based out of Dubai. Before that he was the Assistant General Counsel responsible for Microsoft’s Worldwide Public Sector and Industry team based out of Redmond, Washington. He has also worked in the Antitrust Group in Redmond and as the Director of Regulatory Affairs for Asia based out of Beijing. Yeh is skilled in a wide range of regulatory matters – from competition law to privacy and security across several jurisdictions.
Before joining Microsoft, Yeh represented clients in antitrust litigation matters and investigations by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice at Arnold & Porter in Washington D.C.
He has a law degree and a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from the University of Minnesota as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.