Nate Yohannes is a Director of Strategy & Corporate Business Development at Microsoft focusing on Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Intelligent Cloud. Mr. Yohannes is responsible for driving strategic partnerships and transactions to accelerate growth for Microsoft AI and its customers. 

Prior to Microsoft, Mr. Yohannes was appointed by the White House to serve in President Obama’s administration as the Senior Advisor to the Chief Investment and Innovation Officer, US SBA. During his time serving the White House, Mr. Yohannes was the Vice President – Associate General Counsel at the Money Management Institute (MMI). Earlier in his career he was a summer honors clerk for Chief Justice Paula Feroleto of the New York State Supreme Court. Mr. Yohannes received his JD from the University at Buffalo Law School where he as a Barbara and Thomas Wolfe Fellow for Human Rights and a BA from SUNY Geneseo and is a member of the New York State Bar. Mr. Yohannes is a Member of the Board of Advisors for the NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center, Member of the Forbes Business Development Council, Member of Autodesk & Village Capital “AI for Good Advisory Council.”