Executive Vice President of Business Development, Microsoft Corporation (Festival Underwriter)
Peggy Johnson is executive vice president of business development for Microsoft, responsible for driving strategic partnerships and transactions. She previously spent 24 years at Qualcomm, holding various leadership positions including executive vice president of Qualcomm Technologies and president of global market development. Before that, Johnson was an engineer for General Electric’s Military Electronics Division. She serves on the board of directors for BlackRock and the advisory board for Huntington’s Disease Society of America, San Diego Chapter. Johnson’s honors include Business Insider’s Most Powerful Female Engineer in 2017, one of Silicon Republic’s 40 Powerful Women Leading Tech Around the World, and the 2013 Hall of Fame Award from Women in Technology International.