Maria Alvarez

VP of the Experimentation Platform, AI Platform Group. Microsoft

Maria Alvarez currently serves as VP, AI Platform, Cloud and AI Division at Microsoft Corporation, a technology company, and has served in senior roles at Microsoft since 2011, including as General Manager, Shared Engineering Services, AI & Research Group.

Before joining Microsoft, she served as Chief Technology Officer and Product Head at Panda Security, and she previously held senior roles at Yahoo! Inc., Hewlett Packard Company, and Symantec Corporation.

Currently Maria serves as an independent board member in two companies:

  1. Alkami Technology Inc., is a public, leading cloud-based digital banking solutions provider for financial institutions in the United States
  2. BB Imaging, a private company that offers diagnostic ultrasound services, delivering accessible care for at-risk patients and turn-key solutions to providers

As well as two non-profit Advisory Boards:

  1. Steam:Coders, an organization that teaches underserved and underrepresented students the fundamentals of STEAM education.
  2. Code the Spectrum which provides IT Education and Career Pathway for Neurodivergent People.