Clare Barclay is the is the Chief Operating Officer for Microsoft UK. Her remit covers the sales, marketing and services resources in each of the business groups, strategy and planning for the UK subsidiary, as well as leading the marketing teams responsible for promoting the company's consumer and commercial products and services. Clare has been in the IT industry for more than 20 years. Her diverse experience working for Microsoft spans 15 years, most recently as the General Manager of the Small, Medium Enterprise & Partner Group, where she oversaw the sales of all products and solutions into the Small and Medium Enterprise customers through distribution and our reselling channel. Prior to this at Microsoft, she has occupied a number of senior positions in the company across partner, European strategy and the enterprises services divisions. Before joining Microsoft, Clare held a number of business development and marketing related roles within the IT channel and distribution. She lives in London with her husband and 2 young sons.