Steve Clayton - Università Bocconi
InvitoGraduate20AprilClayton_filmfestivalcentrolinguistico2010volantino.qxd 11/04/2016 09:53 Pagina 1 Open Lecture by Steve Clayton GM Communication, Microsoft Corporation Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi 20 April 2016 3:00pm Aula Zappa via Sarfatti 25 Welcome Address Antonella Carù Dean, Bocconi Graduate School Introduction Paola Cillo Director, MSc Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology, Bocconi University Speech Steve Clayton GM Communication, Microsoft Corporation Q&A Session Moderator Stefania Borghini Director, MSc in Marketing Management, Bocconi University For information [email protected] Online registration at www.unibocconi.it/eventi InvitoGraduate20AprilClayton_filmfestivalcentrolinguistico2010volantino.qxd 11/04/2016 09:53 Pagina 2 Steve Clayton General Manager, Microsoft Storytelling. In this role, Steve is responsible for Microsoft communications via the CEO and executive voices, along with channels such as Microsoft News Center, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Steve was the architect of the acclaimed “88 Acres” story that heralded a new direction for Microsoft’s corporate storytelling and led to the creation of microsoft.com/stories. Prior to this, Steve held roles as Director of Cloud Strategy in Microsoft International and CTO of Microsoft's UK Partner Group. He has worked at Microsoft for over 17 years in a range of sales and technical roles – always with a passion for technology and its potential impact on the world. Steve has been awarded the coveted Microsoft Circle of Excellence Award three times during his career. He has a keen interest in all areas of technology and before launching the Next at Microsoft site, authored the award winning blog titled “Geek in Disguise”. Steve holds a 1st class Honors degree from Loughborough University in Information and Computing. Outside of work, he is a fan of Liverpool Football Club and enjoys design and scuba diving.