Top 100 Women 2024: Clare Barclay, Microsoft - No.1

Technology Magazine’s Top 100 Women in Technology honours Microsoft's Clare Barclay at Number 1 for 2024

Paving the way for future generations, these women in technology are leading the charge when it comes to investment, innovation, and capitalising on strategic opportunities within the movement as well as their efforts to support not only other women in the industry but other underrepresented groups too. 

  • Industry - Information Services and Technology
  • Revenue - US$3tn
  • Employees - 238,000
  • HQ Location - Redmond, Washington, United States
  • CEO - Satya Nadella

Clare Barclay

Clare Barclay, CEO, Microsoft UK

Having dedicated 30 years to the IT industry – specifically Microsoft – Clare Barclay specialises in marketing, sales, strategy, technology, operations, and business intelligence. 

While Barclay has held varying leading roles within the technology company, she is currently CEO of Microsoft UK where she is responsible for supporting the success of Microsoft’s commercial customers and partners. 

Barclay has helped young people succeed in technology careers across the industry. She also serves on the Board of the British Heart Foundation and is a Non-Executive Director of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

I think whether it’s in financial services, retail or even healthcare, it’s very exciting to see the broad swath of industries being reshaped [with AI] Clare Barclay, CEO (UK), Microsoft (TechnologyRecord)

Congratulations to all those on the Top 100 Women in Technology list who have been recognised. All truly deserve their place in recognition of the amazing work they are doing to not only drive the industry forward but to pave the way for future generations.

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