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Anne Marie Griffin

Microsoft Corporation
Deputy Director Global Trade Policy and Outreach
Redmond, WA, USA


Anne Marie Griffin is Deputy Director for Global Trade Policy and Outreach at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, Washington.  She has been with the company since 1998.   At Microsoft, she is responsible for government advocacy and managing trade policy trends and threats, including influencing new legislation and regulation to mitigate risks to the existing trade benefits, optimizing competitive advantage for Microsoft cloud business models and future market opportunities, and minimizing regulatory impact of export control laws.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Ms. Griffin was Senior Consultant at MK Technology, an export compliance consulting firm specializing in the high technology sector, in Washington, DC.  Ms. Griffin was the Washington Representative for Acer Inc. of Taiwan, advocating on topics ranging from Taiwan accession to the World Trade Organization to computer export control relaxation.  

Ms. Griffin served at the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Export Administration in the Exporter Counseling, Special Licensing and Review and Compliance Branches.  She helped create the auditing/compliance program and to redraft the Distribution License regulations.  Ms. Griffin’s previous industry experience includes Manager of Federal Affairs for Eaton Corporation, where she represented the defense contractor on trade issues.  She graduated from Georgetown University.

Ms. Griffin has the pleasure of serving as industry advisor on the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee as well as the U.S. Foreign and Commercial Service’s District Advisory Export Council.

Anne Marie Griffin is associated with the following items:
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Coping with U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions 2017, Thursday, December 14, 2017, Washington, DC
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