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Tony Emerson

Managing Director, Worldwide Media & Entertainment
Microsoft

Tony Emerson, Managing Director for Media & Entertainment Worldwide at Microsoft, manages Microsoft’s Media Industry Strategy and Solutions Ecosystem as well as leading Microsoft’s involvement at international events and exhibitions.  A veteran of Microsoft since 2000, he was appointed Industry Solutions manager for Media and Cable in 2011 and succeeded to the MD role in 2013.  He has a broad background in media/broadcasting having previously worked at KCSM-TV in California and as a founding employee of the Stanford University Television network. 

Emerson has been a keynote and featured speaker at a variety of industry gatherings including the NAB, IBC, IABM, DEW,WBU, OTT TV World London, Global Editors Summit Vienna and MIPTV.

A native of California, Emerson graduated from Stanford University in Palo Alto majoring in German and studied Communications and Journalism and to complete an MBA in International Finance at the University of Chicago.