Catrin Hinkel currently serving as CEO of Microsoft Switzerland and having spent more than 25 years in the tech industry across a variety of organizations and diverse cultures, she champions technology development as a solution to many challenges in the world, innovation as well as sustainability.

Hinkel is a a strong believer that technology enables organizations to solve their biggest challenges, drive sustainable growth and create new business models that improve the way we live and work.

As part of her professional engagements, Hinkel is a member of the Executive Committee of Digital Switzerland, the ASUT Industry Association Board and the Supervisory Board of the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security. Alongside these roles, she is also a spokesperson for the Board of “Generation CEO”, a non-profit association and established network for women leaders in German-speaking countries.