Nicolas Schifano is Senior Director Cloud and IP Policy and Strategy at Microsoft.
Among his responsibilities, Nicolas leads the Azure IP Advantage program, enabling Microsoft’s customers to innovate with confidence in the cloud.
Prior to that, Nicolas led Microsoft’s standards and intellectual property policy engagements in several standard-setting organizations, first out of the Microsoft office in Brussels, then at Microsoft’s headquarters in the USA.
Nicolas is a French and European patent attorney. He has an educational background in computer science, electrical engineering, intellectual property and business laws. Nicolas is a regular speaker at conferences on intellectual property.