Heather currently serves as Principal PM Manager and Lead for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Community Success Engineering Team at Microsoft. She leads a team of community program managers whose charter is engagement, evangelism, and growth by building strategy, programs, and connections for our community members with Microsoft.
Heather is a former Microsoft MVP for Office Apps and Services. Over the past twenty years, Heather has led marketing for Global Cloud Provider, AvePoint, founded a marketing consultancy, Creative Maven, and a software business. She has produced thousands of events, campaigns, and experiences in the high-tech and entertainment industries. Heather is also the host of the Mavens Do It Better Podcast, which features interviews with extraordinary everyday experts who light a spark in our world. She lives in Marina del Rey, California and has extensively traveled the world both for pleasure and by speaking about Power Platform, Office 365, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Workplace Culture, Community and Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging. Heather is a published playwright and graduate of the University of Washington School of Drama, Seattle WA.
MVP Reconnect: Heather Newman (microsoft.com)