Susan Hauser is Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Business and Corporate Responsibility group. Her team works to drive innovative business and corporate social responsibility programs at the company on key issues such as accessibility, privacy, responsible sourcing and human rights in support of the company’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As a 26 year Microsoft veteran with experience spanning vertical sales and global management roles, Hauser is deeply committed to helping deliver on Microsoft’s mission and ensuring the company continues to earn its customers’ trust every day. Hauser has held a number of executive positions at Microsoft, most recently as Corporate Vice President of the Worldwide Enterprise & Partner Group, where she was responsible for commercial sector, government sector and enterprise partnerships globally, including key vertical industries such as healthcare, education, retail, manufacturing and financial services. Prior to that, she served as vice president of Microsoft's Worldwide Industry and Global Accounts Organization, general manager for Microsoft's New York Metro District and general manager of Microsoft's Customer Advocacy and Licensing group where she led companywide interopability programs and engagement with customers and governments around the world. Prior to Microsoft, Hauser worked in the financial industry at Decisionex and Charterhouse Financial. Hauser began her career as a special education teacher in the New York City public schools, working with children with learning disabilities as a resource room teacher and then a classroom teacher. She brings that passion to her role in Business and Corporate Responsibility as Microsoft works to empower individuals and organizations worldwide. A New York native, Hauser and her husband now enjoy living in Sea ttle, spending time with family and exploring the wide variety of outdoor activities the Northwest has to offer.