CTO, Worldwide Defence & Intelligence
Kate Maxwell is the Chief Technology Officer for Worldwide Defence and Intelligence at Microsoft. She is an accomplished technology leader and strategist with almost 20 years of experience supporting Public Sector customers around the globe. Maxwell is passionate about leveraging the intersection of people, technology, and culture to advance organizations, missions, and multi-national alliances.
Maxwell was named #1 of the Top 100 Global Women in Tech by Technology Magazine in 2023, and she uses her platform to drive change across the global security landscape. Maxwell is a vocal advocate for commercial technology adoption, lifecycle modernization, and cultural reform in defence, and she leads a team of mission & technology experts at Microsoft who are focused on empowering allied defence & intelligence customers in their digital transformation journeys.