Toni Townes-Whitley


Toni Townes-Whitley is President, U.S. Regulated Industries at Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”). In this role, Ms. Townes-Whitley leads Microsoft’s U.S. sales organization across the financial services, healthcare, education and federal, state and local government sectors. Previously, Ms. Townes-Whitley was Corporate Vice President for Global Industry at Microsoft. Prior to joining Microsoft, Ms. Townes-Whitley worked for CGI Corporation (“CGI”), an IT and business consulting services firm, from 2010 to 2015. During her tenure at CGI, Ms. Townes-Whitley held the positions of President and Chief Operating Officer from 2011 to 2015 and Senior Vice President, Civilian Agency Program, from 2010 to 2011. From 2002 to 2010, Ms. Townes-Whitley held various positions at Unisys Corporation, a global information technology company that provides a portfolio of IT services, software and technology, including Vice President, Global Public Sector, Vice President, North America Consulting & Systems Integration, and Lead Partner, Federal Civilian Business Unit. Ms. Townes-Whitley is an active participant in industry client and partner organizations, and a presenter on IT innovation and societal impact. Ms. Townes-Whitley sits on the executive committee of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, is a board member on the United Way Worldwide, the Northern VA Tech Council and Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and serves as an advisor to the Women’s Center of Northern Virginia and a past president of Women in Technology. Ms. Townes-Whitley received a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School.