Stuart McKee

In June 2004, Stuart joined Microsoft as the U.S. National Technology Officer. He is responsible for driving a comprehensive set of technical and business strategies for U.S. Public Sector including education, state/local, and federal government segments. As NTO he has both an internal as well as an external focus-shaping and articulating Microsoft's technology vision and strategy.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Stuart served as the Director of the Washington State Department of Information Services (DIS) on Governor Gary Locke's executive cabinet. As the DIS Director, McKee served as Chief Information Officer for the state and managed an internationally recognized agency which provides technology leadership and infrastructure for government organizations across Washington State.

Stuart also worked as the VP of Global Internet Operations for the Walt Disney Company where he directed operations for a number of the Internet's most visible sites including,, and His background also includes strategic planning and operational management of enterprise-wide systems for companies including Starwave and Infoseek.

Stuart holds an MBA from Gonzaga University in Spokane Washington and a BS in Business Administration / Management Accounting from Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho.

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National Technology Officer
Microsoft Corporation

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