HR Director - Microsoft Hong Kong Limited
As director of Human Resources at Microsoft Hong Kong, Maria oversees the day-to-day operations of all people-related programs to support the business transformation and growth. Her expertise lies across different aspects of human resources management, including recruitment, compensation, performance management, program design and execution, capability development and leadership development.
Maria started her career as a management consultant in PwC Consulting, which was later acquired by IBM. Her domain focus was on big data and analytics. She gained a reputation for her skills in project management and business analytics. She made a shift in her career to become an HR business partner. Her dedication to client success and the ability to innovatively design and execute transformation projects have helped get the workforce ready for a new business direction. Over the years, she has taken up various leadership positions in HR, including executive compensation leader and regional HR partner leader roles.
Maria earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administrations, with a double major in Information Systems and Finance, from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She also holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems Management from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.