Clare Barclay

General Manager of Small Medium Enterprises and Partners Group

Updated: December 2013

Clare Barclay is the General Manager of the Small, Medium Enterprise & Partner Group. Working across Microsoft’s business groups, SMS&P drives sales and marketing efforts and provides comprehensive solutions for small to medium-sized businesses and corporate accounts (commercial & public sector). SMS&P also oversees Microsoft’s UK partner group, driving the company’s channel partner strategy, supporting the Microsoft Partner Network create solutions to help customers meet their business needs.

Clare has been in the IT industry for more than 20 years. Her diverse experience working for Microsoft spans 15 years, most recently as the Director of Small & Medium Business for Microsoft, where she oversaw the sales of all products and solutions into the SMB customer through distribution and our reselling channel.

Prior to this at Microsoft, she has occupied a number of senior positions in the company across partner, European strategy and the enterprises services divisions. Before joining Microsoft, Clare held a number of business development and marketing related roles within the IT channel and distribution. She lives in London with her husband and 2 young sons.