Director of Corporate, External & Legal Affairs
Microsoft Australia & New Zealand
Tom Daemen is a Director in Microsoft’s Corporate, External and Legal Affairs group. He currently leads the legal and government affairs teams in Australia and New Zealand, as well as a Singapore-based team supporting commercial negotiations across Asia. He previously held numerous other positions with Microsoft around the world. For example, he worked in Brussels and helped the company navigate the European Union’s legal and political maze, and led the global legal team responsible for Skype and Office. He is a frequent speaker on a range of digital issues, including privacy, security and artificial intelligence. With legal degrees from Europe and the United States, Mr. Daemen is both an English Solicitor and a U.S. qualified lawyer.