Mike Downey is the Director of Sports Technology at Microsoft. He oversees the engineering, planning and execution of Microsofts brand partnerships in sports, esports, and entertainment.
Under Mike’s leadership, Microsoft have partnered with some of the leading sports organizations in the world including the NFL, the PGA Tour, Real Madrid and Cloud 9 Esports. These partnerships involve the use Microsoft technologies to solve big, challenging problems, in order to tell authentic, compelling, stories that drive platform adoption.
Prior to joining Microsoft in 2009, Mike was the Principal Evangelist for Business Development Platforms at Adobe.