Kurt DelBene, ’90

Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Core Services Engineering and Operations
Microsoft

Kurt Del Bene

Kurt DelBene is Microsoft’s chief digital officer and executive vice president of corporate strategy, core services engineering and operations, leading the company’s cross-engineering and cross-business strategy, execution, and planning initiatives. He joined Microsoft in 1992 and has served in several roles including positions on product development teams, and previously as vice president of authoring and collaboration services, senior vice president for the Microsoft Business Division, and president of the Microsoft Office Division.

From December 2013 to July 2014, he worked on Healthcare.gov as senior advisor to the Secretary of Health and Human. He was also the liaison to White House and Health and Human Services senior leadership. He rejoined Microsoft in April 2015 after helping President Obama fix Healthcare.gov, the enrollment website for the Affordable Care Act, and after being a venture partner with Madrona Venture Group.

Prior to joining Microsoft, DelBene was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and a software developer and systems engineer for AT&T Bell Laboratories.

DelBene holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MS from Stanford University, and a bachelor of industrial engineering from the University of Arizona.