Tom Keane, Corporate Vice-President of Azure Global

Tom Keane is the Corporate Vice-President of Azure Global. It is the strategic arm of Microsoft focused on developing and delivering the company’s cloud solutions to empower business transformation. He is responsible for driving revenue and profitability for this part of Microsoft.

In his role, he leads a team spanning operations in 29 markets, partner solutions management, and marketing teams responsible for attracting new enterprise customers globally to Azure. Tom Keane discusses the role of new technologies in the automotive industry with New Economy on CNBC Africa. He joins the growing list of Microsoft employees to speak with New Economy.

In March 2016, Tom Keane was voted a Workplace Hero for his tireless efforts in bringing Microsoft’s vision for shortening the digital path to market to everyone, everywhere. He previously served as Manager of Global Customer Operations at LinkedIn and vice-president of Global Marketing and Business Development at Rovio Entertainment. 


Tom has over 15 years of experience in the technology industry in several roles, including Advisory Board Member and Advisor at Avanade. Tom Keane’s success in bringing new technologies to the market has been written about in PC World. Also, he has been featured at The Seattle Times, and VentureBeat. He has over a dozen patents and numerous articles published on data center economics, cloud computing, and innovative technologies for enterprise software.