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Christine Zmuda, Chief of Staff at Microsoft

Christine Zmuda,

Chief of Staff,


Christine Zmuda, Chief of Staff at Microsoft

Christine Zmuda is chief of staff at software company Microsoft, leading end-to-end cross-organizational strategic planning activities across the Americas region. She has over three decades of leadership experience.

Zmuda has been Microsoft’s chief of staff since August 2019. In addition to leading planning activities across the Americas, the industry veteran also works with the company’s consulting services teams worldwide and manages and executes special projects for Microsoft Consulting in the U.S., Latin America and Canada.

Zmuda was an executive sales leader responsible for the rollout of Microsoft Relationship Sales, according to her LinkedIn profile.

She first joined the software company in 2004 as a strategic engagement manager. She was also a sales and partner strategy director at the organization’s public sector business before moving to a different company. She rejoined Microsoft in 2013 as a channel director for Microsoft’s cloud-based customer relationship management solutions and has since held multiple positions, including acquisition director, market director and senior sales leader.

She started her professional career in 1989 as a business development leader at Mobil Oil. She spent six years at the oil distributor and focused on efforts to improve retail and distribution opportunities.

Zmuda holds a master’s degree in marketing from the American University Kogod School of Business.

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