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Irina Ghose

Managing Director, Microsoft India

Irina Ghose is the Managing Director of Microsoft India, with the responsibility to engage with industry verticals across Microsoft’s solution areas, underscored by artificial intelligence. Irina focuses on driving innovation and digital transformation for customers in India to shape market-making engagements, create new engines of growth and deliver on core business outcomes.

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. In her previous role as the Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft India, she was focused on the end-to-end operations, go-to-market strategies and drove one of the largest world-class sales enablement programs.

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 and XLRI. A marathon runner and 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 actively engaged with ‘Microsoft for Startups’ and as a Trustee of SonderConnect, a foundation for women entrepreneurs.


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