STARWEST - Conference Speaker: Dona Sarkar

Dona Sarkar


Dona Sarkar is convinced that working in an organization doesn't mean you need to turn into a corporate drone, obey your village elders, track your work in that tool, and risk dying of boredom. Instead, she believes that it's absolutely possible to win in the corporate world while still being YOU. How? By practicing the ancient art of Intrapreneurship. She spends her days heading up advocacy for the Power Platform at Microsoft, a product specifically designed for intrapreneurs!
Previously she was the head of the Windows Insider Program, a community of 18M tech enthusiasts in every country in the world.  She’s been in the tech industry for over a dozen years, and despite her decades of shenanigans, she remains unfired (and so far unjailed!). She spends her side-hustle time writing fiction and non-fiction books to help young professionals have the careers of their dreams, running an ethically-made luxury fashion line called Prima Dona, coaching entrepreneurs in emerging markets, saying words on stages all over the world, and coming up with some REALLY scheme-y schemes. Her favorite, FAVORITE job is being a bossy big sister to thousands of amazing humans who want to #DoTheThing. Find out more at