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.