SCOTT HARDEN

Chief Technical Officer- World Wide Energy, Microsoft

As Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft’s worldwide energy industry team, Scott serves as a trusted advisor to Microsoft’s top energy customers, driving thought leadership that will shape industry, competition and solution strategies, strong industry partnerships, as well as long-term, sustainable growth for both Microsoft and key accounts. Working closely with Microsoft primary stakeholders including account teams, marketing, and engineering, Scott guides the industry product and service strategies as well as Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.

Prior to Microsoft, Scott held several technology leadership positions providing advisory and delivery services to architect and deploy advanced technology solutions for the power utility industry including advanced analytics, edge computing, machine learning / artificial intelligence and industrial data platforms. In addition to his career roles, Scott also serves as board chair for Grid Forward, an industry trade association focused on innovation in the power & utilities sector.

Scott Harden