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Speaker

Ms. Alice Jolla

Alice Jolla is the Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Vice President, Corporate Finance and Services at Microsoft Corporation. An expert in financial processes, she leads a world-class, diverse global team responsible for corporate accounting, financial reporting, shared services, business intelligence, and controls and compliance. Previously, Ms. Jolla served as the Microsoft Corporate Controller responsible for the Corporate Accounting function. 

Before joining Microsoft Corporation in 2007, Ms. Jolla completed a two-year industry fellowship with the Financial Accounting Standards Board. She has a wealth of industry experience from various accounting and finance positions within Microsoft Corporation, Dow Chemical Company, and Union Carbide Corporation. 

Ms. Jolla holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Louisiana State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Charleston. She is a licensed certified public accountant. She is a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC)and a supporter of professional and civic organizations including Financial Executives International Board of Directors, where she serves as national secretary and is a member of theCommittee on Corporate Reporting, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Black Accountants Corporate Advisory Board, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.