In the role of General Manager of the Global Data Center Program at Microsoft, Jennifer Weitzel is responsible for the global expansion of the organization’s Cloud Infrastructure Program.
Prior to joining Microsoft, she spent 7 years at Digital Realty serving in roles ranging from Director of International Construction to most recently, SVP Global Supply Chain. She led a team who partner with preferred suppliers to meet business objectives: delivering new Data Center assets, maintaining the existing portfolio of assets, and leading power procurement. Weitzel’s previous experience includes delivering retail stores for global retailers in roles such as Director of Construction Delivery at Tesco, plc., Consulting Engineer for Wal-Mart and for the construction of a major project at Heathrow Terminal 5.
Weitzel is a Canadian Professional Engineer, holds a B.Sc. in Applied Science and Engineering from Queen’s University, and an MBA from London Business School where she served on the Governing Board and as President of the Student Association. In addition, Weitzel studied Leadership in Supply Chains at Stanford University.