Gavin was appointed UK Managing Director, Enterprise Commercial in September 2020 and is responsible for how Microsoft is re-imagining UK industry and supporting the nations largest commercial businesses to achieve more in the era of digital-everything. In this capacity, Gavin leans on 23 years of experience, coupled with a studious obsession for industry-evolution, to lead the teams that support customers on their journey to becoming digital enterprises.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Gavin was CEO of EMEA for UiPath, a global leader in AI and Intelligent Automation. He led the company through a hyper-growth period, culminating in UiPath being named as Europe's first Decacorn ($10bn valuation private company). Previous to UiPath, Gavin spent more than four years leading Amazon Web Services UK and EU operations. He was responsible for all customer-facing teams, across all commercial market segments and led through the companies most significant years of growth, helping usher in the era of Cloud Computing in Europe. Before joining AWS, Gavin held executive level roles in global technology companies, including VMware and EMC.
Gavin is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, IMD and Cranfield School of Management. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and three children and has a love for coaching children's football, good food and live music. He is a driver of social change, with passion for supporting disadvantaged young people, and diversity and inclusion.