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Mike EdmondsAdjunct Lecturer


Mike Edmonds teaches Mindful Product Management for the MMM Program, Business Model Design for the MPD program, and mentors EDI thesis projects. Mike is a Sr. Director of Strategy for Microsoft's Global Retail, Consumer Goods & Gaming Industries team where he focuses on data, generative AI, and Cloud for Retail. Mike also serves on the investment advisory board for the Autism Impact Fund which stands at the intersection of innovation, investment, and social impact; focusing on transformative solutions that make a real difference in the autism and broader mental health and behavioral communities. 

 Prior to Microsoft, Mike was an entrepreneur, agency operator, and product leader driving digital transformation across B2B, DTC, and marketplace business models spanning a range of verticals including retail, CPG, high tech, automotive, foodservice distribution, logistics, quick serve restaurants, gaming & betting, and government agencies.


MS, Business & Information Technology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

BA, Political Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

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