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Lora Lindsey

Managing Director, HLS Value Innovation, Americas


Lora Lindsey leads value advisory efforts for Microsoft’s Business Applications customers in the US and has worked on over 400 transformation transactions across her career. Specializing in applying design thinking methodologies & value storytelling, Lora drives Microsoft’s collaboration with customers & partners, in the creation of business cases, identification of value propositions, and innovation of potential monetization models. Prior to Microsoft, Lora drove enterprise customer digital transformation as part of Salesforce’s ignite team for 3 years, and worked on Wall Street for 12 years, advising on M&A, alliances, capital raising and venture investments at firms including Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns and Bank of America. Academically, Lora earned her MBA from Columbia Business School in New York, her BBA from University of Washington in Seattle, and taught collegiate business classes in Crimea for the US Peace Corps.