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Kathleen Hogan

Executive Vice President, Human Resources

As Chief People Officer and executive vice president of Human Resources at Microsoft, Kathleen Hogan empowers 100,000+ global employees to achieve Microsoft’s mission. In her role, she focuses on making Microsoft an exceptional place for employees to work, and ensures that the company is creating a culture that attracts and inspires the world’s most passionate talent.

Hogan previously served as corporate vice president of Microsoft Services, a team dedicated to helping businesses and consumers maximize the value of their investment in Microsoft technologies. She has also served as corporate vice president of Customer Service and Support. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2003, Hogan worked at McKinsey & Co. and Oracle Corp.

Hogan earned her bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and economics, magna cum laude, from Harvard University. In addition, she holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. She sits on the board of directors of the Puget Sound affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the National Center for Women & Information Technology.