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a person in a black shirtMicrosoft’s Jacky Wright rejoins the company as Chief Digital Officer (CDO) after completing her two-year secondment as Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO) for HMRC, the British Government tax department, where she led its ambitious digital transformation efforts. 

In her prior Microsoft role, Jacky served as Corporate Vice President, Core Services Engineering Platform where she oversaw the digital transformation and deployment of key customer experiences across multiple technology platforms. She has been widely recognized for her work in advancing diversity in technology. 

In her new role, Jacky will harness the technical intensity of Microsoft US to help accelerate our customers’ ability to digitally transform. Her breadth of industry experience and prior transformation leadership roles will be a major asset.  

Kate Johnson, President, Microsoft US said “We are excited to bring someone with Jacky’s extensive technical expertise and background to the US business. Her experience in solving some of the most complex business and governmental challenges will further enable us deliver on our mission to empower every person and organization to achieve more. 

Speaking of her return to Microsoft, Jacky added “I am thrilled to return to Microsoft at such an exciting time. Our platforms, tools and technologies continue to be a catalyst for digital transformation, and I look forward to helping our teams accelerate this for our customers. I will continue to be an advocate for diversity and tech and look forward to building on Kate’s momentum. 

Jacky will begin her role on October 15th. 

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