General Manager & Chief Digital Safety Officer, Microsoft
Courtney Gregoire serves as General Manager & Chief Digital Safety Officer for Microsoft Corporation. In this role, Courtney is responsible for Microsoft’s company-wide digital safety strategy to reduce harm from illegal and harmful content online through technology, policy, and partnerships. She is the current Board Chair for the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism.
From 2015-2019, Courtney led Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit work to combat cybercrime against vulnerable populations including children and the elderly. Before returning home to Washington state, Courtney served as Director of the National Export Initiative for President Obama and Deputy Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Commerce. She previously served as Legislative Director and Chief Counsel for U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell.
Courtney previously served as elected Commissioner for Port of Seattle from 2012-2019, member of the Seattle Colleges Board of Trustees and the International Center for Missing & Exploited Children Board of Directors. Courtney is a graduate of Willamette University and Harvard Law School. Originally from Olympia, Courtney currently lives in Seattle with her husband Scott Lindsay and their two young daughters.