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 Product Marketing for Search & AI at Microsoft. He has spent most of his 20-year career growing incubation technology businesses—spanning AR/VR, mobile apps, PC hardware, generative AI, search, digital marketing platforms, and cloud services. He spent four years in Beijing, where he set up Microsoft's cloud services in China. In 2015 and 2016, he was the speechwriter for Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Jared has always been passionate about the role technology plays in how we live, work, and play. He has a master's degree in Information Systems Management and a BA in Business Management from Brigham Young University. He learned Mandarin while growing up in Hong Kong and studied it further at Nanjing University. Jared currently lives in Seattle, Washington. In his spare time, he enjoys colorizing historical black-and-white photographs, horseback riding, and writing.