Mike Jackson

Associate General Counsel & Head, Compliance & Ethics Governance, Training, and Culture

Mike Jackson serves as Associate General Counsel and Head of Microsoft’s Compliance & Ethics Governance, Training, and Culture team. Mike’s team advances Microsoft’s culture of trust and ethics through several centers of excellence, including anti-corruption and regulatory legal advice, compliance training, compliance communications, culture of compliance analytics, and global readiness which ensures that Microsoft’s products and goods are localized, inclusive, and reflect Microsoft’s values globally. His team’s work has been highlighted in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and other publications. 

Mike is a member of the Corporate, External, Legal Affairs (CELA) Leadership Team and has held other leadership roles within the department. Prior to joining Microsoft, Mike led teams at several Fortune 500 companies, including Target and The J.M. Smucker Company.

Mike is a member of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)’s N-Gen Advisory Board and previously served on the Board of Directors for the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association. Mike has also been recognized by Yahoo U.K. as part of its OUTstanding LGBTQ+ Role Model List.