Pratima Amonkar

Chair for D&I and Accessibility
, Microsoft APAC
Profile / Bio: 

As Microsoft's APAC Leader for Cloud and AI business strategy, Pratima spearheads the work Microsoft does to empower customers, partners, governments, and citizens to digitally transform their businesses and lives with the power of Cloud and AI. She leads the strategy, planning, and programs to collaborate with customers, governments, industries, and communities to leverage the world’s largest and most trusted cloud infrastructure network. Over the past 20 years, Pratima has held leadership and P&L responsibilities at various technology companies like Rational Software, IBM, and Sun Microsystems. Pratima is an active technology mentor to some promising APAC startups, social entrepreneurship, and women founders. She chairs the APAC Microsoft Diversity and Inclusion Council for Accessibility and Assistive Technology. She is a core member of the global Microsoft One Commercial Accessibility Committee. She is a member of the Singapore Government’s Enabling Technology Advisory Group as well as the Singapore Business Network on Disability. She is a vocal advocate and speaker, providing insight to tech organizations on accessibility inclusive practices.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Innovators in accessibility: Making our world more inclusive 11 August 2021 Slides Education, ICT, Industry and Trade, Social Development and Protection