Maureen specializes in entrepreneurial sales, marketing, business and solution development, and negotiation. She has introduced innovative, competitive go-to-market strategies and programs, and developed new solutions and business opportunities in diverse markets. Maureen has deep expertise across a number of industries. She’s been an active entrepreneur starting up a technology business, then establishing and leading three major solution practices for a global Systems Integrator. She then joined Microsoft, where she had the opportunity to lead a variety of interesting and innovative projects. As an outcome of one project, Microsoft filed a patent for the Digital Insights Platform Maureen had designed and built. Currently, she is the Global Partner Ecosystem Lead for Modern Workplace at Avanade, a strategic technology consulting firm.
Maureen is also a life-long lover of music of most kinds, and especially early music. Her graduate studies in Medieval English instilled a deep love of the art, culture and music of that period, as well as the Renaissance and Baroque eras. She worked as a jazz singer for many years, and is pleased to join the Pacific MusicWorks Board. She looks forward to assisting in market, funding and audience development.