cloud and Government in Washington D.C., DC
Karina Homme is a dynamic future government thought leader, innovator and adviser with more than 16 years of experience.
As principal program manager for Microsoft Azure Government, Karina is the federal market lead and liaison between the US Federal Ecosystem & Microsoft Azure Engineering. She works closely with a wide range of executive stakeholders to understand US government needs, remove cloud adoption blockers and ensure Microsoft’s Government Cloud roadmap meets agency missions. As an advocate for government, Karina supports cloud adoption in federal civilian agencies.
Prior to Microsoft, Karina worked on the first government cloud implementation (Google) with Unisys; and was a customer success adviser for federal civilian agencies at Salesforce.com. With more than 15 years in government IT, she actively participates in various federal IT initiatives, engaging her social media network of 24,000+ government and technology leaders. She is a recipient of the FCW Federal 100 and FedScoop Fed50 awards for her work as the founder and community organizer of one of the largest government cloud user groups.
Karina is a longtime Washington, DC resident, and she enjoys spending time with her 9-year-old son and being active in her community.