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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.