Michael Foynes

Senior Director of Global Operations, Global Security, Microsoft, US
Michael Foynes, Senior Director of Global Operations, oversees physical security and life-safety covering: Virtual Security Operations Center (VSOC), field operations services for global campuses, global incident management governance and response, Global Security business continuity, travel security, Retail Loss Prevention (Store & Online) and High Value Asset (HVA) security and secure transportation.

As Director of Global Operations for Microsoft Global Security, Michael Foynes is responsible for strategic development of regional teams, process, programs and initiatives. Leveraging the Virtual Security Operations Center (VSOC) his team supports development, incubation and demonstration of Microsoft and Microsoft Partner technologies in delivering comprehensive and cost-effective physical security solutions on a global scale. He is also responsible for Global Security Operations Digital Transformation; enabling new technologies, processes and operating models to positively impact Microsoft business objectives globally.

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