Juana Fernández Silva

EMEA Strategic Partners Sales Director | Microsoft

Juana Fernández leads Microsoft business relationships with global advisory and consulting firms across the EMEA region as the company’s Strategic Partners Sales Director. Juana is an engineer with an MBA, a business developer and is passionate about advocating for women in technology.

With more than 20 years of international work experience at global companies like Nokia, EY and Microsoft, she has been working hard to build business models for innovative technologies in the areas of digital networks, unified communications, cloud software and artificial intelligence.

Juana has years of experience managing and coaching teams of high-performing professionals across Europe, the US and Latin America. For more than five years, she’s acted as a mentor for women starting their careers in technology, and has dedicated time as an angel investor for businesses seeking to expand women’s entrepreneurial presence in the STEAM fields.

Aside from being a keynote speaker and lecturer on digital transformation and artificial intelligence at different global forums and business schools, Juana enjoys spending time with her family, and practicing Bikram yoga and mindfulness in her spare time.