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Mike J. Walker

Senior Director, Applied Innovation and Digital Transformation at Microsoft

Mike J. Walker is a renowned entrepreneur and global strategic advisor who brings 25-years of paradigm-shifting digital transformation experience to aid his clients on their digital journey. Across a diverse set of industries Mike has provided high-impact and pragmatic advice to hundreds of Fortune 500 CEOs, CIOs, and CTOs around the globe.

At Microsoft, Mike partners with business and technology executives to advise them on how to maximize their current business while also aiding in the identification of new business models that leverage emerging technologies. He is also responsible for aiding product teams in building the strategy for Microsoft products. Lastly, Mike provides vendor neutral perspectives to several advisory boards from start-ups to trade associations.


Previously, Mike worked at Gartner, as a Vice President of Technology Innovation research where his thought leadership is reflected in over 150 published research notes and over 4,000 client engagements. Mike Walker has been covered by several news outlets including: The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN, Wired, and Gartner.



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