Assistant General Counsel
Heidi Holman is an Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft Corporation, based in Redmond, WA, USA. Ms. Holman leads the Corporate, External & Legal Affairs team that supports Microsoft’s Mixed Reality businesses, which includes HoloLens2, Microsoft Mesh, AltSpace and Havok, along with many forward-looking research and development projects relating to artificial reality, metaverse, and next-generation immersive experiences. Since joining Microsoft in 1997, she has previously led legal support for devices, gaming, and other consumer business initiatives. Ms. Holman also serves as Board Chair of the XR Association, the trade association representing the technology manufacturers that power the virtual, augmented and mixed reality industries, and dedicated to the responsible development and thoughtful advancement of XR technologies across the globe. Ms. Holman is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.