Rachel Braunstein

Rachel Braunstein

Microsoft Partner Network Digital Marketing Lead, Microsoft

Rachel is a passionate marketing #ladyboss. She started her career with Walton Isaacson, a full-service marketing agency with expertise in general and multicultural marketing. She managed some of Unilever’s first social media driven consumer activations. This included AXE One Night Only, which used Twitter to give away free concerts and engage with millennial fans.  After receiving her MBA from the University of Texas, Austin, McCombs School of Business, she started at Microsoft in the One Commercial Partner organization.  She leads social media, influencer and paid media strategy for the Microsoft Partner Network which includes LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blogs.  She also leads the social media strategy and execution for Microsoft Inspire, a flagship partner event with over 17K people from across the globe.  In 2017, she achieved over a billion impressions during the July event.  Most recently she is leading branding and communication efforts for the Microsoft Partner Network.  You can listen to her every week as host of the Microsoft Partner Network podcast where she interviews industry thought leaders on the big ideas shaping tech today.  

The Power of LinkedIn and Social Selling

The Refinery

74% of consumers rely on social networks to guide purchase decisions, yet 77% of buyers don’t believe sales understands their business. We must use a new approach to build your authority on social.  With over 500M members, 7M companies, 10B skills endorsements and 8M weekly shares, the power of LinkedIn is unmatched. In this hands-on […]