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Microsoft Inspire Sessions and Speakers

Browse the 2019 session catalog

Check out the evolving lineup of sessions to enhance your event experience and maximize every opportunity to connect, collaborate, and celebrate.

Explore the 2019 event agenda

Networking events, sessions, speakers, Corenote presentations, daily social hours—no matter your experience or expertise, Microsoft Inspire has the information and insights to help you succeed.

Watch the Corenote addresses from 2019

Find out how Microsoft executives feel about the opportunities and responsibilities of changing technology.

Our 2019 Corenote speakers

Don’t miss the Corenote presentations by Microsoft’s senior leadership as they share the vision, insight, and inspiration that is accelerating the digital transformation of our customers. You’ll walk away with an insider view of what’s to come for the year ahead.

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Satya Nadella

Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Corporation.

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Brad Smith

President of Microsoft Corporation.

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Judson Althoff

Executive Vice President of Worldwide Commercial Business at Microsoft Corporation.

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Gavriella Schuster

Corporate Vice President for One Commercial Partner at Microsoft Corporation.

Meet your featured speakers for 2019

This year’s talented lineup of speakers ranges from business and industry leaders to critically-acclaimed authors. Get inspired as trailblazers in research and innovation, masters of strategic partnerships and talented global visionaries all take the stage to share their perspective, and help take your business into the future.

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Simon Sinek

Optimist and best-selling author leading a movement to inspire people to do the things that inspire them.

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Rebecca Alexander

Author, psychotherapist, disability rights advocate, and extreme athlete who is almost completely blind and deaf.

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Jacqueline Jones

Head of Strategic Partnerships for Global Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at LinkedIn.

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Polly LaBarre

Bestselling author and champion for humanizing organizations.

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Dr. Kendrick Wong

TalentSmart’s Director of Training, focused on helping others develop emotional intelligence skills.

Stream prior sessions on-demand

Sample some of the premiere sessions presented at Microsoft Inspire in 2019.

Modern Workplace

Today’s customers need to maintain a responsive, modern workplace designed to deal with evolving business needs, distributed teams, and an increasingly complex threat environment.

Data and AI

In today’s landscape, organizations need to reimagine business processes, make decisions faster, and personalize customer experiences.

Applications and Infrastructure

As more businesses realize the value the cloud provides, they’re clamoring for solutions that will help them harness its full power—and partners who can help them manage the change.

Business Applications

Business Applications can help organizations connect people, products, and ideas to deliver exceptional customer experiences, unify and optimize operations, and empower employees.


For digital transformation customers must capitalize on industry opportunity while positioning themselves to outpace the competition as they effectively empower employees, engage with customers, optimize their operations, and transform their products and services in new and unexpected ways.

Business Leadership

Effective business leadership requires an awareness and understanding of the challenges that affect our customers, partners and employees, as well as the foresight and ability to take decisive action to improve the environments in which we operate.

Partnering with Microsoft

Partners with companies of all sizes and across all industries are working with Microsoft to drive transformation, build pivotal relationships, and scale their businesses.

See the 2019 highlights

Relive the excitement

Together, we achieve more

Save the dates for Microsoft Inspire, July 19–23, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.