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Upcoming AMA on June 26. Topic "Featured Offers in Azure Marketplace and AppSource”. Featured speaker: Lizzie LaCroix

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Ask Me Anything: Opportunities for Partner Investments and Incentives (Live Event: Wednesday, July 10, 11:00am PT)

*Please access the calendar invite and link to the event through the attachment at the very bottom of this post*


Title/Topic: Opportunities for Partner Investments and Incentives



Hosted by Toby Richards (General Manager, Partner Go-To-Market and Programs) and Erez Wohl (General Manager, Business Strategy and Partner Investments), this 30-minute AMA video session will cover key questions pertaining to the launch of OCP’s FY20 Partner Investments and Incentives programs. Please submit your questions regarding eligibility rules, year-over-year changes from FY19, key value propositions, or anything else related to our FY20 programs. This pre-recorded session will air on July 10, 2019, at 11:00 AM Pacific Time.



MS-Partners-LT-2017-03-Richards-Toby-152-2_sm - Copy.jpgToby Richards is the General Manager of Go-To-Market & Programs within the Microsoft One Commercial Partner organization. His team is responsible for helping partners connect with customer and market opportunities through the company's global partner programs. Toby has more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry, holding several leadership roles within Microsoft that include Customer & Partner Experience and Partner Support in the Services organization.




Erez Wohl is the General Manager, Business Strategy and Partner Investments Wohl, Erez 4 (1).jpgin the One Commercial Partner group at Microsoft.  He is responsible for leading the global strategy and implementation of Microsoft’s worldwide partner investments across Cloud, On-premise and Hybrid business models. Erez oversees a $2+ billion budget to drive through partner sales, growth, and deployment of Microsoft’s solutions and services.  Prior to his current role, Erez oversaw the worldwide commercial Volume Licensing pricing strategy across On-premise and Cloud products and services.  He managed Microsoft’s Volume Licensing FX strategy and global pricing framework including the worldwide

field empowerment and deal discounting strategies. Before joining Microsoft, Erez worked in management 

consulting and completed a nine year military service as an officer in the Intelligence Special Forces of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).

Erez holds a B.Sc. in Medical Sciences from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an M.B.A from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. 


Details to Participate: To participate in this month's AMA, start asking questions on this thread and tune in for the AMA event on Wednesday, July 10, 11:00am PT.


The top Kudoed questions will be answered first. 


To attend the event, please download the calendar invite below. The invite will contain a Teams link which will be used to participate in the event. 


Please start asking questions in the below thread, or be ready to ask questions during the event after the brief presentation.


'See' you there!

-MPC Team