Education Industry Executive, Microsoft Education
Victoria Thompson is an education industry executive at Microsoft Education. She has been in education for seven years and began her journey teaching fifth- and sixth-grade math and science in Summerville, South Carolina. After completing her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, she moved to the Seattle area in 2018, where her career has pivoted to focusing on digital transformation, STEM integration in schools, technology in instruction, and using technology to bridge equity gaps in education. She has presented at ISTE, FETC, TCEA, ImpactEducation, CUE, and DigCitSummit on topics such as creating inclusive math classrooms, culturally responsive STEM education, and equity in educational technology. Additionally, she was named one of the top 30 K–12 IT influencers in 2021 by EdTech Magazine.