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Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft India
Irina Ghose is the Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft India, with the responsibility to drive end-to-end operations. Irina focuses on the go-to-market strategy for Microsoft Customer and Partner Solutions in India to deliver on core business parameters and create new growth engines for the future.
A Microsoft veteran of over two decades, Irina has held a variety of Strategy and Sales leadership roles across Enterprise, Solution Sales, Partner Solutions, and Education segments, focusing on Business management, Operations, Partnerships and New business initiatives. In her previous role as the leader of Cloud Solutions in India, she was focused on empowering Cloud Transformation by engaging with customers and partners to envision and architect their digital growth strategy.
She is an Electrical Engineer from IIT BHU and an MBA from XLRI. A proponent of Women in Business and Technology, she is a recipient of the ‘Inspirational Women’s Award’ at Microsoft and ‘Distinguished Alumnus Award’ from IIT BHU. Besides being a marathon runner and a music lover, she’s a strong champion of Diversity & Inclusion. She is the founder of ‘MyLittleBit’, a philanthropic foundation, focusing on education and jobs for underprivileged girls. She’s also actively engaged with startups with ‘Microsoft for Startups’ and as a Trustee of SonderConnect, a foundation for women entrepreneurs.