Paul Estes

Paul Estes is product leader in the Experiences & Devices division at Microsoft where he leads the team responsible for Office 365 training, video, and community content integration. Paul is also spearheading a company-wide initiative to explore the disruption and opportunities that the on-demand economy will have on the digital transformation at Microsoft as well as ways to create value for customers. In his previous roles, he has sat on the Senior Leadership Teams for the Office Experience Organization and Windows Phone, and has a long track record of executing on complex visions at the intersection of hardware, software, and services.

With over 10 years of experience at Microsoft, as well as time at Dell and Amazon, Paul has a unique perspective on the strategies necessary to drive transformational change in large multidisciplinary organizations. This has led to a deep passion for the on-demand workforce and its ability to impact the current world of work. Paul is on a mission to show how individuals and companies can take advantage of gig workers to grow themselves and increase their productivity. He leads a cross-disciplinary team at Microsoft that is enabling gig work company-wide, he shares his story as a speaker and panelist at conferences.