Senior director, executive communications - Microsoft
Stacy Elliott 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 and Knowlton, and Fleishman-Hilliard. Her clients included multi-national brands Lever Brothers, Ralston-Purina, Pepsi-Co and American Airlines. In the mid-90s, Stacy was recruited for her marketing and communications experience to the consumer technology realm, helping Microsoft launch its early consumer-focused technology products including education and gaming software. 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.