Sarah Bowden is the Small, Medium and Corporate Business Lead for Microsoft New Zealand and is responsible for the overall strategy, sales, marketing and programs for the eco-system of Microsoft's SMC customer and partners in New Zealand.
Sarah is very passionate about helping these businesses be even more successful, whether it's through leveraging technology or driving change through marketing and business strategy.
Sarah has been at Microsoft for 7.5 years starting her career within Corporate Accounts as an Account Manager for Public Sector, then progressing to manage the Dynamics 365 Partner Ecosystem and the Small Medium Business segment prior to her current role.
Before Microsoft, Sarah spent 12 years at Fuji Xerox in various roles from Finance, Marketing and Sales, with her career originating in the Banking and Finance sector in London.
Sarah is a dual citizen of NZ and the UK and has been in NZ since 1997 where she arrived as a backpacker and fell in love with New Zealand. Sarah is married to Chris and they have 3 children Charlie, Charlotte and Georgie. In her spare time, Sarah likes to spend time with her family on their lifestyle block north of Auckland and when time permits she likes to ski and go horse-riding.