Paul Smolke

Industry Managing Director, Worldwide Health

As Industry Managing Director of Worldwide Health at Microsoft Corporation, Paul Smolke is responsible for the development of strategy, partnerships and solutions for Microsoft within the healthcare & public health & social services industries.

Smolke has been working on Microsoft’s healthcare efforts for the past fifteen years in the areas of industry strategy & business development.    

Smolke has 30 years of healthcare information technology experience. Before joining Microsoft, he worked for a number of healthcare independent software vendors including Baxter Healthcare Corporation, American Express Corporation, First Data Corporation and HBO & Co.

Smolke has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Healthcare Financial Management and Political Science from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.