Frank Shaw

Corporate Vice President, Communications

Microsoft Corporation

Frank X Shaw is the Corporate Vice President, Communications, Microsoft Corporation (MSFT). 

In this role, Shaw is responsible for defining and managing Microsoft’s communications strategies worldwide, company-wide storytelling, product PR, consumer marketing, media and analyst relations, executive communications, employee communications, global agency management and military affairs.

Frank is an avid technologist and digital conversationalist with a Twitter following of more than 28K <@fxshaw>.  In 2016 he was recognized by Business Insider as #1 on a listing of the 50 best PR people in Tech, and was awarded a SABRE Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in 2016.

With more than 20 years of experience in communications, Frank has led diverse teams representing government, entertainment, food and retail.  Prior to joining Microsoft in 2009, he was president of the Microsoft account worldwide at Waggener Edstrom Worldwide where he held key responsibilities for all global PR, communications and influence efforts.

Frank proudly served in the US Marine Corps and is a graduate of the Department of Defense Information School.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon and is a current board member of the Seattle YMCA and The LAGRANT Foundation.

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