Patty Obermaier

Patty Obermaier

Chief Growth Officer, Global Health and Life Sciences at Microsoft

A senior business executive, board director and industry award recipient, Patty has an impressive record for driving strategies for business transformation that deliver scaled global and profitable growth. She leads emerging growth worldwide for Microsoft’s $12B health and life sciences business.  In this role, she identifies emerging opportunities and leads Microsoft’s efforts to mobilize and activate commercial resources to capture market share. Prior to this role, Patty led Microsoft’s US Health and Life Sciences business unit with P&L responsibility for enterprise customers across providers, payers, and life sciences.  As a pragmatic strategist and execution leader, she doubled the business from $3B to $6B while addressing critical industry needs during the Covid19 pandemic and recent global economic challenges.

Known for thinking differently and seeking innovation, Patty has a strong track record of developing high-performing, diverse organizations that deliver exceptional business results. She and her team of industry, sales and technology professionals collaborate with Microsoft customers and partners to help them overcome challenges with generative AI, Microsoft Cloud, modern work platforms and other trusted solutions.

Prior to joining Microsoft in July 2019, Patty founded and was CEO of Resigility, a strategic advisory and information management services firm where she continues to serve as board chair. She consulted with c-level clients to develop digital strategies to build organizational resilience, agility and performance by modernizing information technology, analytics and data capabilities.

Patty previously held executive roles at Iqvia and Unisys where she served as a pivotal growth leader with P&L responsibility for analytics and technology solutions to healthcare payers, providers and government agencies.  She serves or has served on numerous boards including Applied Information Sciences, Greater Washington Partnership, Northern Virginia Technology Council, and The Women’s Center.

Passionate about using technology to solve human challenges and cultivating leadership skills in future generations, Patty is an executive mentor and board member of the Global Good Fund, and volunteers for the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Girls Excelling in Math and Science.

Patty holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned her MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia. She and her family reside in Oakton, Virginia, and are committed to community service, with her three children being featured speakers at Youth Bike Summits and spotlighted on Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play, NPR and Salud America!

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