Board of Advisor
Michelle Curtis joined Microsoft in February 2021 as Director, Specialist Sales in the Americas IoT organization.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Michelle served as Vice President, Emerging Technologies at Presidio from (2018 –
2021). In her role, Curtis led the strategy and execution of the Presidio Emerging Solutions Practice, which included Internet of Things, Analytics, and 5G. Professional services under her leadership included design engineering, product production, solutions design and delivery, and software development. Curtis comes to
Presidio from Tech Data, where she launched and led the IoT practice for the Americas, defining their brand as a
leading IoT Solutions Aggregator in the channel. She previously led various teams in the Tech Data Cisco Practice. Curtis served on the governance board of Presidio Women in Technology, which drives the recruitment, development, and advancement of women at Presidio. Curtis served on the Board of Directors for Girls Incorporated of Pinellas (2017-2020), a non-profit organization focused on inspiring all girls to be strong, smart,
and bold. She previously served on the Channel Partners and Channel Futures Advisory Board and as Vice-Chair
for the Microsoft IOT Partner Advisory Council. Curtis holds a B.S. in Advertising with a minor in Sports Management from the University of Florida.
Michelle has been recognized by CRN in Women of the Channel 2019 “Power 30 Solution Providers”, as 2017
Women of the Channel Up-And-Comer, and in CRN’s “100 People You Don’t Know But Should.” She was also
recognized by Tampa Bay Tech as the 2017 Emerging Technology Leader of the Year, and in the 2016 “25 Most
Influential Women in IoT” by the Internet of Things Institute.
Michelle is passionate about her family, her work at Presidio and in the community, and her efforts with children in STEM. She currently resides in Dunedin, FL with her husband Clay, and children; Nathan, Matthew, Daniel, and Chloe