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Justin Nelson

Microsoft Philanthropies
Program Manager
Greater Seattle Area
As Program Manager with Microsoft Philanthropies’ Technology for Good team, Justin Nelson is responsible for managing Microsoft’s global nonprofit software and cloud donation programs, and executing other priority nonprofit technology strategies to empower the nonprofit sector to successfully leverage modern technologies to increase programmatic reach and impact. Justin joined Microsoft in 2014 and previously held positions with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the US Federal Government. He earned bachelor’s degrees in anthropology and political science from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in public administration from Cornell University. He lives in Seattle with his wife, who has also worked in roles across the nonprofit sector.