As a Director of Business Strategy within Microsoft’s Worldwide Government Industry organization, Lon supports company strategy for driving digital transformation across public sector industry customers and partners in support of our mission to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. Lon’s organization helps define industry-specific needs with engineering teams, industry solution go-to-market, and helping cultivate a thriving ecosystem for partner-led industry solutions globally. As part of the Microsoft team, Lon has been driving public sector solutions in Transportation, Smart Cities, and Agriculture with a strong focus on Artificial Intelligence and IoT technologies.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Lon helped HPE’s largest enterprise customers be successful with private cloud based on the OpenStack platform. Previously, Lon led engineering and data science teams at a company which pioneered predictive analytics use cases for the mobile industry. Lon holds a degree in Computer Engineering and is based out of the Seattle, WA area.