Darrell Booker

Corporate Affairs Specialist, Racial Equity Tech Lead, Microsoft

Darrell Booker is a dynamic leader at Microsoft’s Philanthropy division, renowned for spearheading one of the company’s pivotal initiatives: the Nonprofit Tech Acceleration for Black and African American Communities. With an impressive career spanning 25 years in the tech industry, Darrell has held prominent roles as CIO and CTO, establishing himself as a highly accomplished tech entrepreneur. However, what truly sets him apart is his unwavering commitment to leveraging his extensive knowledge and experience to craft innovative solutions aimed at addressing society’s most pressing social impact challenges.

At the core of Darrell’s mission is a profound passion for the convergence of technology and culture, a driving force that fuels his dedication to creating positive change. Beyond his role at Microsoft, Darrell also serves as the chair of the board for multiple nonprofit organizations, where his leadership and guidance have a lasting impact. Additionally, he provides valuable advisory support to numerous other organizations, further solidifying his status as a visionary leader dedicated to making a difference in the world.