4G/5G Summit

October 22 - 24, 2018
Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong

Mrs. Erin Chapple

Mrs. Erin Chapple

Vice President, Program Management
Azure
Microsoft

Erin Chapple is the Corporate Vice President of the Program Management team within Azure responsible for the technology at the foundation of all Windows-based products: Windows Kernel, Hypervisor and Containers, Storage and Server Experience and the Linux Kernel. Erin is the Product leader for Windows Server and in this role she partners across the ecosystem to jointly innovate and deliver the silicon, hardware, systems and solutions necessary for the Windows Server business. She is also the Product leader for Always Connected PCs, partnering with silicon and device partners to bring this new category of devices to market. Erin joined Microsoft in 1998 as a Program Manager on the Small Business Server. Since then, she has contributed to over 15 operating system releases in various Program Manager leadership positions. Building communities and supporting women is as core to her as operating systems. She was a founding member of the Women’s Leadership Council within what is now the Cloud + AI division, a group that is seen as a model for women’s communities within Microsoft. In 2012 Erin’s peers at Microsoft presented her with the “Leadership Advocacy Award for Women.” Following this, Chapple turned her focus to leading Life Without Lines, the community focused on bringing the executive technical women together. Erin earned her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering minoring in environmental engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada. She earned her master’s degree in applied behavioral science from Bastyr University where she focused on coaching and consulting in organization as part of the Leadership Institute of Seattle. Erin lives in Seattle with her husband and son where they are looking forward to Seattle getting a hockey team to reduce the regular commute to Vancouver to watch the Canucks. She can be followed at twitter.com/erinchapple