Renate Strazdina


Renate has more than 20 years of experience in IT industry and management consulting. Before joining Microsoft in 2016 she was with EY for nine years and left as the Executive Director of the Management Advisory Department, while serving as the Head of Public Sector in Latvia and the role of Head of Education Sector in the South-Eastern Europe.

She holds a Doctorate in Engineering from the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology at the Riga Technical University and a Master’s degree in Management from the University of Latvia. Renate used to be a leading researcher at the Riga Technical University, and is a scientific advisor to the IT competence center.