Heather Deggans is the Vice President of Microsoft US, Partner Go-to-market. She leads a diverse team of marketers focused on enabling partner success by creating market differentiated intelligent cloud and edge solutions that transform customer outcomes. She is accountable for accelerating partner growth to capture market share and increase revenue to enable Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
A business and technology industry veteran of more than 20 years, Heather was previously the Chief of Staff for Kate Johnson in Microsoft, US, a $45 billion subsidiary driving Microsoft’s strategic alignment across enterprise sales, public sector, marketing, services, commercial partner, and operations.
Heather is a strong advocate for Diversity and Inclusion initiatives as she led the Brené Brown, Empathy in Action program. Dare to Lead is a foundational six-week course, helping leaders bring empathy to life in their teams and business units.
Heather is a graduate of Fairfield University in Connecticut. She is a Dallas, Texas native who relocated to Seattle, WA, ten years ago with her husband and two beautiful children.