Board of Directors

Gail Thomas
Vice President
U.S. Public Sector, Microsoft

As vice president of U.S. Public Sector at Microsoft, Gail Thomas is responsible for leading a team of sales professionals serving federal, state and local governments, and education customers across the United States. Her team is focused on ensuring continued U.S. leadership, prosperity and competitiveness, and delivering Microsoft innovation to help empower these organizations to achieve more.

Prior to this role, Thomas spent five years as the Regional Vice President, Microsoft U.S. West Region, working with Microsoft's largest Enterprise customers in the Western United States to deliver technology solutions that empower their organizations to achieve business transformation. During this time, she also served as a Board Member for the California Chamber of Commerce. Thomas also led Microsoft's U.S. State and Local Government Team for six years.

A 25 year Microsoft employee, Thomas has held a number of senior leadership roles as Chief of Staff for Worldwide Sales and Marketing, General Manager Enterprise Sales, and General Manager for the Consumer, Small and Medium Business Sales Groups for Microsoft Canada.

Prior to Microsoft, Thomas held positions with Lotus Development and Western Digital Corporation.