Ariane Gorin

Ariane Gorin is an international technology executive with deep expertise in marketing, strategy and sales, having worked in the United States, in a regional EMEA headquarter and in France.She is currently the Director of the Office Division for Microsoft France, responsible for Microsoft’s nearly $1 billion product portfolio of productivity, communications and collaboration solutions. In this role Ariane launched Microsoft’s groundbreaking Office 365 cloud solution, with a specific focus on the SMB market. Ariane is passionate and outspoken about the role that communications technology plays in changing our daily lives.

Before joining Microsoft in 2003 Ariane worked for the Boston Consulting Group, both in San Francisco and in Paris. At BCG Ariane advised clients in the technology, financial services and retail sectors.

Ariane received an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management in 2000, and a BA in economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1995. In 2001, Ariane moved to Paris, where she currently lives with her spouse and two children.