Thought Leadership

TMT Spotlight: Leading Women - Jennifer Yokoyama, Microsoft


In this episode:

Baker Botts Partner Natalie Gonzales is joined by special guest, Jennifer Yokoyama - Microsoft. In July 2021, Jennifer was promoted to Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Cloud + AI at Microsoft. Prior to her promotion, Jennifer served as the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, IP Group. Jennifer is passionate about intellectual property and closing the data divide so everyone can benefit from collaborating around data and powering a new generation of transformative technology for companies and organizations worldwide. Through her various roles, she is on a mission to protect and cultivate innovation at Microsoft. Jennifer is also a Member of the Board of Directors for ChIPs, a nonprofit dedicated to advancing women in tech, law and policy. Jennifer will speak to her passion for innovation, managing a diverse legal team, and the importance of mentoring the next generation of women leaders.

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For more information on our TMT Spotlight: Leading Women Podcast Series, please contact Nicole Perez.

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