Information Systems Department Advisory Board

Jared Andersen

Jared Andersen

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2019


Job Title: Director
Company: Microsoft


Jared Andersen is the Director of China Strategy for Surface and HoloLens at Microsoft. He has spent most of his fifteen years at Microsoft growing various incubation technology businesses—spanning hardware devices, AR/VR, mobile apps, search, digital marketing platforms, and cloud services. Jared is passionate about the role technology plays in how we live, work, and share. Part of his time at Microsoft includes four years living in Beijing, where he established Office 365 and Azure in China. In 2015 and 2016, Jared was also the speechwriter for Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. Jared has a Master's degree in Information Systems Management and a BA in Business Management from Brigham Young University. While originally from Hong Kong, he currently lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife Jennifer and their two kids.