2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Karina L. Homme

 

Name: Karina L. Homme
Title: Senior Director, Azure Government
Company: Microsoft

Cloud evangelist. Homme serves as a liaison between the Microsoft Azure cloud engineering team and federal agencies. The role involves removing barriers to cloud adoption in the government and aligning Microsoft’s government cloud roadmap with agency needs. She has led five federal cloud implementations, developed a robust 21,000-strong social media network and holds monthly meetups as a peer learning forum open to all regardless of rank or resources. In 2017, she helped bring 24 demonstrations of cloud best practices to a federal IT community seeking to overcome challenges and facilitate collaboration.

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