Katy Jo Wright
Director, Gaming for Everyone
As part of Team Xbox, Katy Jo is leading the organization to make Xbox a place everyone has fun. Gaming For Everyone is about driving inclusive practices into the creative and engineering processes that deliver high quality and fun experiences to gamers across the planet. Katy Jo has been at Microsoft for 22 years. Prior to working in Xbox, Katy Jo spent 4 years on the Global Diversity & Inclusion team, where she partnered with Business and HR Leaders in four of Microsoft’s engineering groups to attract, retain, and develop diverse talent, as well as create an inclusive work environment where all employees can reach their potential. Prior to working in Global Diversity & Inclusion, Katy Jo spent 7 years in another Organizational Development role where she built and launched Microsoft’s integrated worldwide talent architecture for managing and developing employees across the entire company, known as the career model. Katy Jo spent her first 5 years at Microsoft within the University Recruiting team, where she was committed to hiring the best and brightest students graduating college.