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Brandon Middaugh

Senior Director, Climate Innovation Fund, Microsoft

Brandon Middaugh is Senior Director of Microsoft’s Climate Innovation Fund program, a $1 billion capital investment initiative to accelerate technology development and deployment of new climate innovations. In this capacity, she works to advance climate solutions and innovative technologies through sustainable investments including venture capital and project finance. Previously, Brandon led the company’s global distributed energy strategy for Microsoft’s cloud energy & sustainability team. Prior to joining Microsoft, Brandon was a Vice President at SunEdison. Earlier in her career, Brandon led consulting engagements for energy clients and sustainable investment clients as a Vice President at Albright Stonebridge Group. Brandon holds an MBA degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business and environmental science degrees from Yale University. Brandon also serves on the boards of two environmental non-profit organizations, Climate Solutions and the Washington State Parks Foundation.