Noga Tal is Head of Global Strategic Initiatives at Microsoft for Startups. In her role she’s focused on building and managing some of the company’s newest global startup engagement programs and partnerships, including its focus on female founders and innovation partnerships. In previous roles, she led different areas of Microsoft’s startup cloud adoption strategy and execution world-wide. Noga is also an advisor and mentor to several Seed stage startups in Tel Aviv. Prior to her work at Microsoft, Noga held various business, product and marketing management roles in the consumer space and in the non-profit industry. Noga is a passionate advocate of women in tech and in her spare time mentors and coaches women on pursuing and developing careers in tech.