Greg Bateman is the Senior Director, Acquisition Programs, Policy and Strategy for Microsoft Federal. In this role, he leads a team of former industry and federal government leaders tasked with engaging Executive Branch agencies to share private sector best practices on efficient operations of large organizations.
Through June of 2010, Mr. Bateman was the Director, Joint/Defense Agencies. In this role, Mr. Bateman led a team with overall responsibility for Microsoft’s relationship with the various DOD agencies, combatant commanders, and executive organizations such as the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Prior to taking this position, Mr. Bateman had responsibility for Microsoft’s relationship with the US Marine Corps and served as the Program Manager for Microsoft’s participation in the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) program.
Previously, Mr. Bateman has had several roles at Microsoft, starting in 1997, when he joined Microsoft’s commercial practice in Washington, DC. Mr. Bateman has had a long career in the IT industry, having served in various positions at Oracle Corporation, TIBCO Software and BTG.
Mr. Bateman has a Master’s of Business Administration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park and an undergraduate degree in International Studies from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. He considers himself a news junkie and is lifelong student of international affairs. He is based in the Washington, DC area, where he lives with his family.