Antony Cook has over 28 years of experience in the technology sector and more than 20 years at Microsoft. He has gained deep experience in providing legal, regulatory, and public affairs counsel to businesses around the world. Antony leads Microsoft’s Customer and Partner Solutions group (CPS), a team comprised of more than 350 legal and government affairs professionals located in over 50 countries around the world. He oversees all the legal support for Microsoft’s worldwide commercial sales organization, while also helping to ensure Microsoft’s business is conducted in a trustworthy and compliant manner. The CPS organization also pioneers new legal and corporate affairs solutions that advance business goals to benefit consumers, industry partners, and communities. Before coming to the Microsoft headquarters based in Redmond, WA, Antony was based in Singapore, leading a team of over 100 professionals providing legal and government affairs support for the Microsoft Asia sales business. Prior to that, he was in Istanbul and then Dubai as Associate General Counsel, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Middle East, and Africa. In addition to his work at Microsoft, Antony is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of the National Center for APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) and is on the Advisory Board for the Singapore Management University School of Law.