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Parul BhandariBoard Member

Ms. Bhandari has more than 20 years of experience driving growth and innovation at the world’s leading technology and business development companies.

Since 2012, Ms. Bhandari has held various leadership roles at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT). Since 2019, she has served as the Director, Partner Strategy, Worldwide Media and Communications, where she contributes to global partner recruiting, enablement, and engagement. Her previous roles at Microsoft were focused on leading Data & AI for Worldwide Public Sector, driving industry solutions and engaging in Digital Transformation initiatives. She is also a director of Timberland Bank.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Ms. Bhandari served as Vice President of Business Development and Alliances for the management consulting firm Acelsior, teaming with large defense contractors including Deloitte, SAIC, and General Dynamics.

Ms. Bhandari holds an MBA from McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa.

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