Business & Marketing Officer, Microsoft Ltd
Matthew is responsible for the success of five of the company's commercial business groups, as well as the Marketing and Corporate Affairs organisation in the UK. His remit covers orchestrating the direction and success of the sales, marketing and services resources in each of the business groups, as well as leading the marketing teams responsible for promoting the company's commercial products and services.
Prior to this role, Matthew has worked as Senior Director, Developer Platform Evangelism (DPE) and Senior Director of Government (EMEA regions). Before this, Matthew was Director of Government Sales & Solutions (EMEA regions) where he increased business in local and regional Government and created a successful European Government Leaders Forum.
Matthew first joined Microsoft in December 1998 to become a Strategy Consultant, working with Enterprise customers and partners. In 2000, Matthew became Government Services Practice Manager which included working on the Government Gateway and New Tax Credits projects. Matthew then became Director of Customer Experience within the Services team.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Matthew was a civil servant in the UK Government Cabinet Office, where his team advised ministers on e-government goals for electronic service delivery and produced the first e-government Green Paper in Europe.