Lorraine Bardeen is the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft’s worldwide Industry Solutions Group, which is responsible for strategic customer relationships and delivering digital transformation across global industries including healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, retail and consumer goods, energy, automotive, and more. Her team of technical and strategy advisors provide solution design expertise, customer-validated prototypes, cross-industry thought leadership, and deep connections to engineering teams to clarify industry technical requirements and accelerate product truth for industry solutions.
Lorraine previously was General Manager of engineering for industry solutions built on Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform. Before that, she led cross-functional engineering and product teams to envision, build, ship, and support Microsoft’s Mixed Reality and computer vision Business Applications for HoloLens and mobile devices, with a focus on empowering frontline workers. Her professional experience also spans video games strategy and product development, IoT and intelligent edge systems, regional and international product marketing and distribution channel strategy, and business and organizational strategy. Lorraine and the teams she builds are known for combining technical innovation with creative process to create products and businesses that make a real difference for people and organizations.
Lorraine has a passion for building diverse teams of people and skillsets to envision, build and ship apps and services. These teams combine technical innovation with creative process to be customer-led, thinking globally and across industries. She is committed to organizational culture and values, supporting authenticity and the courage to pursue challenges in a diverse and inclusive environment.