Shaloo Garg is Managing Director, Microsoft for Startups, Silicon Valley and Southwest region. She is responsible for startup business strategy and growth in the global mecca of innovation, Silicon Valley, among other markets. She has spent almost 2 decades in the high-tech industry in various roles: corporate development, startups, enterprise GTM and strategic partnerships.
Shaloo is a firm believer that technology’s best use case is leveraging it to impact pressing social issues around the world like education, clean water, energy, hunger, and poverty. She is a “Champion of Innovation” at UN Women and President of the UN Women Silicon Valley Chapter and has been featured in many global publications and blogs for her technology and innovation work in developing countries. Her passions are summed up in 5 hashtags: #kidsandfamilyanddogs, #technology, #socialimpact, #allthingsfood and #yoga.