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Jessica Hawk

Jessica Hawk

Corporate Vice President, Data, AI, and Digital Applications, Product Marketing 
Jessica heads product marketing for Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Digital Applications at Microsoft, helping refine the story of some of Microsoft’s most exciting product offerings that help customers achieve more in their data and AI applications, analytics and data science systems, and emerging technologies. She focuses on product strategy, go to market, sales enablement, industry alignment, and drives market making execution and outcomes. Prior to joining Microsoft, Jessica co-founded the Azure-focused partner Capax Global, which merged with Hitachi Solutions in 2019 under her stewardship to become one of a select few Microsoft “Super Partners” covering all aspects of Microsoft’s cloud offerings. She oversaw Capax’s Azure Cloud business including P&L, product strategy, finance and operations, recruiting and team development, and acted as an executive liaison to Microsoft for both Capax Global and Hitachi Solutions. Before that, she spent nine years at the Associated Press and continues to be a staunch advocate for freedom of the press. Jessica has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia.

Latest posts

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What’s new in Azure Data, AI, and Digital Applications: Are you ready to go from GenAI experimentation to solutions deployed at scale? 

By Corporate Vice President, Data, AI, and Digital Applications, Product Marketing 

We are now in the second year of the era of AI. The first year was full of excitement and experimentation, giving all of us a glimpse into the powerful potential of AI to revolutionize experiences for customers, improve employee productivity, and ignite a sense of wonder.

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What’s new in Azure Data, AI, & Digital Applications: Modernize your data estate, build intelligent apps, and apply AI solutions 

By Corporate Vice President, Data, AI, and Digital Applications, Product Marketing 

This month, I’m pleased to expand this blog’s scope and bring in what’s new for digital applications for a holistic look at everything we’re delivering to help customers modernize their data estate, build intelligent applications, and apply AI technologies to help achieve their business goals.

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Key customer benefits of the Microsoft and MongoDB expanded partnership 

By Corporate Vice President, Data, AI, and Digital Applications, Product Marketing 

Microsoft’s mission is to empower everyone to achieve more, and we know that our customers like using MongoDB to build applications. In year one of our strategic partnership, we collaborated with MongoDB to make it even easier for our joint customers to do more with Microsoft services and MongoDB Atlas on Azure.

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Microsoft Azure AI, data, and application innovations help turn your AI ambitions into reality 

By Corporate Vice President, Data, AI, and Digital Applications, Product Marketing 

Welcome to Microsoft Ignite 2023! The past year has been one of true transformation. Companies are seeing real benefits today and are eager to explore what’s next—including how they can do more with their data investments, build intelligent applications, and uncover what AI can do for their business.

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Published • 2 min read

Come build with us: Microsoft and OpenAI partnership unveils new AI opportunities 

By Corporate Vice President, Data, AI, and Digital Applications, Product Marketing 

With these announcements from OpenAI DevDay, developers and enterprises are now poised to explore new horizons, empowered by the combined strengths of Microsoft and OpenAI, and the limitless possibilities of generative AI.

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Published • 7 min read

What’s new in Azure Data & AI: Partners make more possible 

By Corporate Vice President, Data, AI, and Digital Applications, Product Marketing 

Microsoft has 400,000 partners around the world that enable us to deliver on our collective mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. This month, we kicked off our new fiscal year with Microsoft Inspire 2023, our largest partner event of the year. The event featured keynotes, breakout sessions, and expert Q and A’s that provided partners with fresh perspectives and insights to strengthen their practices.