Vasu Jakkal

Vasu Jakkal

Corporate Vice President & CMO of Security, Compliance and Identity, Microsoft

Vasu is the Corporate Vice President & CMO of Security, Compliance and Identity at Microsoft. She is a passionate, customer-centric and purpose-driven marketing & business leader, able to drive transformation, build inspiring brands, create disruptive thought leadership and bolster demand. Recognized by Forbes as “CMO Next” one of 50 Marketing Chiefs redefining the role and shaping the future of marketing. Recognized as Top 25 women in Cyber Security by the Software Review. Recognized as 10 Best CMOs of 2019 by Silicon Review. 2018 Woman of the Year finalist by Women in IT Awards. Marketers that Matter Innovation Council 2018, 2019. Silicon Valley Exec Network Board of Directors.

20+ years in tech across marketing (brand, comms, products, demand, operations), strategy and general management in Cloud, CyberSecurity, IoT & Mobility. Inspires change by leading with vision and strategy balanced with driving measurable results. Recognized for building modern, creative and human-centric marketing. Awarded for thought leadership, storytelling & creating content to inspire actions. Track record for driving growth, pipeline and scaling businesses in challenging markets. Values-based leadership philosophy with a passion for inspiring & developing teams to achieve big. M&A experience [9 M&As]; Advisor to Startups. Recipient of several industry awards & recognitions for being a high impact creative & strategic executive.