Ed Steidl

Global Program Manager, Microsoft Innovation Centers

Ed Steidl is the Global Program Manager for the Microsoft Innovation Centers. With over 100 locations in 30+ countries Ed has a unique perspective on how innovation happens around the world and firmly believes people can learn how to create and foster an entrepreneurial mindset.

Ed has enjoyed a 6+ year career at Microsoft having held positions in Business Development and Business Management. Prior to joining Microsoft, Ed held numerous positions in startup technology companies as both founder ( DigABand) and employee (MusicBank & Jobster). He has a BS in Molecular Biology from the University of Victoria and an MBA from ESADE in Barcelona, Spain.