Frederick S. Humphries

by Justin Cates
Frederick S. Humphries
Corporate Vice President, U.S. Government Affairs
Microsoft Corporation

Fred Humphries is Corporate Vice President of U.S Government Affairs for Microsoft. Under his leadership, U.S. Government Affairs provides policy and regulatory expertise, political engagement, and outreach that advances the company’s advocacy goals.

Humphries is Microsoft’s chief public policy advocate, internally and externally, on all aspects of federal, state and civic affairs.

Humphries sets the company’s government engagement strategy on the most pressing policy issues facing the technology industry, including cloud computing, privacy, trade, cyber security, education, racial equity, immigration, and emerging technologies. He also communicates with policymakers on Microsoft’s leadership role in fostering economic and job opportunities in the U.S.

Humphries proudly serves on the boards of numerous non-profit and public service organizations including Morehouse College Board of Trustees, Temple University Beasley School of Law Board of Visitors, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, the USTR Trade Advisory Committee on Africa, and the John and Lillian Miles Lewis Foundation.

Humphries received a J.D. from Temple University School of Law and a B.A. in Political Science from Morehouse College.

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