Speaker Bio

Frank Shaw

Welcome and Keynote Presentation

Frank Shaw
Corporate Vice President of Communications, Microsoft,

In his current role as CVP of Communications at Microsoft, Frank leads the team that defines and manages Microsoft's communications strategies worldwide. His charter includes establishing the vision and implementation of best practices for company-wide storytelling, product PR, media and analyst relations, executive communications, employee communications, global agency management, and military affairs.

As an avid technologist with more than 20 years of experience in communications, Frank has led diverse teams representing government, entertainment, food, and retail. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2009, he was the president of the Microsoft account worldwide at Waggener Edstrom Worldwide where he held key responsibilities for all global PR, communications and influence efforts.

Before the technology chapter of his career, Frank proudly served in the US Marine Corps and is a graduate of the Department of Defense Information School, also holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon.