Janelle grew up in Yakima, WA, and then attended the University of California at Santa Barbara where she holds three majors. Janelle is now an accomplished professional with a strong track record of building successful revenue organizations within large companies like Amazon and Microsoft and start-up environments at Convoy and Stackline. Currently, she is a senior director at Microsoft, leading global cloud partnerships. Outside of work, Janelle enjoys volunteering in her community with organizations including Treehouse, Junior League of Seattle, and Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club Little League. She lives in Seattle with her spouse and two boys, and although most of her free time is spent on the bleachers watching youth sports, she also finds time for tennis, running, skiing, and is an avid reader of all types of books.