Dan Bross, Microsoft’s Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship, has over twenty-five years of experience in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. With a background in public policy and government and public affairs, Dan has led government affairs and policy teams at both the federal and state levels for two Fortune 100 companies.He joined Microsoft in 1998 and in 2002 led a cross company virtual team that developed Microsoft’s global Citizenship Program. Today, Dan leads a team with Citizenship responsibilities focused on issues management, reporting, stakeholder engagement, and strategic relationship management.
In addition to his corporate experience, Dan has management and program development experience in the nonprofit sector. During his tenure as Executive Director AIDS Council, the nation’s leading AIDS advocacy organization, he chaired a broad national coalition of health and human service organizations and non-governmental organizations and served as an advisor to President Clinton’s Domestic Policy Advisor on the structuring and staffing of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Catawba College in Salisbury, NC and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Dan currently is currently a member the Board of Trustees of Catawba College; the Executive Leadership Forum of Boston College’s Center for Corporate Citizenship; Co-Chair of The Conference Board Committee on Corporate Political Spending, and Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of Net Impact.