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Microsoft, Head of Web3/Blockchain for Microsoft Cloud for Industry & Global Expansion Team (MCIGET)

Willayna is a seasoned Executive with over 20 years of experience conducting strategic and financial analyses, operational risk management and controls, new business development, third party/vendor oversight, project management, go-to-market field strategy and blockchain technologies.

She has held several transformational executive roles across Fortune 100 financial institutions, media and technology companies in the U.S. (e.g. Morgan Stanley, HBO, American Express, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Microsoft), driving change and results in highly dynamic cultures and influencing various levels of management across business lines and staff groups, in New York City and Charlotte, NC.

At Microsoft as the current new Head of Web3/Blockchain for MCIGET in Engineering, she brings clarity and synthesizes insights from the market, customers, partners, regulators, and technology trends, to refine Microsoft’s blockchain/crypto strategy and execution. Formerly at Microsoft, as the Head of Worldwide Financial Services Business Strategy Enablement, Willayna was able to leverage her past banking experience to create and implement strategies, messaging and content that met emerging Financial Services business priorities and directional changes, including key value creation while putting the Customer first.


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