Steve Clayton is Microsoft’s Chief Storyteller and General Manager of Microsoft’s Image & Culture team. The team is responsible for Microsoft’s company storytelling, both internally and externally, with a mission to change the perception of Microsoft through stories. Clayton was the architect of the acclaimed “88 Acres” story that heralded a new direction for Microsoft’s corporate storytelling and led to the creation of microsoft.com/stories.
Prior to this, Clayton was Director of Cloud Strategy in Microsoft International and CTO of Microsoft's UK Partner Group. He has worked at Microsoft for over 18 years in a range of sales and technical roles—always with a passion for technology and its potential impact on the world. He has been awarded the coveted Microsoft Circle of Excellence Award three times during his career.