Director of executive communications—MicrosoftSessions:
Stacy Elliott is director of executive communications at Microsoft and has spent 25 years in marketing and communications, with an emphasis in consumer technology. She spent her early career in PR working for Manning Selvage & Lee, Hill+Knowlton and FleishmanHilliard. In the mid-1990s Elliot was recruited to Microsoft’s consumer technology realm, helping Microsoft launch its early consumer-focused technology products. She’s held a variety of marketing and communication roles at Microsoft, and in 2008 launched the first Speaker Bureau for Microsoft’s advertising business. Today, she is the communications director for Microsoft’s EVP and chief HR officer, managing speechwriting, executive communications and public relations.