Karina Homme

Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Government

As senior director for Microsoft Azure Government, Karina is the federal market lead and liaison between the US Federal Ecosystem & Microsoft Azure Engineering. She works closely with a wide range of executive stakeholders to understand US government needs, remove cloud adoption blockers and ensure Microsoft’s Government Cloud roadmap meets agency missions. As an advocate for government, Karina supports cloud adoption in federal civilian agencies.

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Join us: Art of the possible: AI in government – March 30, 2022

We invite you this month to RSVP and join the Azure Government user community as we explore the “Art of the possible: AI in government” Wednesday, March 30 from 6 – 7 p.m. ET during a virtual meetup where we’ll discuss strategies, best practices and the latest tech driving exciting AI for good projects in government.

Join us Oct. 27, 2021: Key strategies + tech for agencies to improve the nation’s cybersecurity

We invite you to RSVP and join us Wednesday, Oct. 27, from 6 – 7 p.m. ET, to hear speakers from government and industry discuss strategies and demo technologies that will help agencies improve their cybersecurity during a virtual Azure Government user community meetup.

Join us: AI in government

Join us Sept. 29 to hear speakers from NASA’s Johnson Space Center discuss some of the innovative AI projects they’re driving; and also from Microsoft on AI strategies, best practices, and the latest technologies that will enable the executive order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence at the Azure Government meetup.

Join us: What’s next? Emerging tech impacting US government

We invite you to RSVP and join the Azure Government User Community Wednesday, May 26 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. EST for a meetup on “What’s next? Emerging tech impacting US government” via Teams Live.

April 28: Top cloud cyber defense tactics for government

Today’s threat landscape continues to grow in complexity, sophistication, and frequency. As advanced attacks emerge, it is critical for government agencies to keep pace with actionable tips and the latest technology to protect your enterprise. We invite you to join us to learn new cloud cyber defense preparation tactics for government.

Join us: From code to ATO—How to accelerate deployments in government

Learn how key DevOps practices such Infrastructure as Code (IaC), continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) and automated testing, allow you and your team to develop and release changes much faster, with higher confidence.

Securing your agency’s remote workforce for today and beyond

With the flip of a switch, COVID-19 accelerated digital transformation for many agencies to empower an expanded remote workforce to deliver on their mission. As we approach a year of that switch, along with the hope of returning to “normal,” securing the remote workforce remains a top concern. With that in mind, we invite you to RSVP ...

Join us Jan. 27: Mastering cloud fundamentals for government in 2021

The accelerated adoption of cloud last year due to COVID-19 was phenomenal; advancing IT modernization for many organizations while also bringing a wealth of lessons learned. While much progress was made, many government agencies find there can still be challenges to getting started with cloud. With that in mind, we invite you to RSVP and ...

Join the meetup: Achieving speed to capability in government – Dec. 2, 2020

Today’s mission speed continues to outpace government’s ability to deliver modern capabilities to end users. To keep pace with mission demands, agencies are reimagining their IT efforts including leveraging powerful technologies such as continuous software deployment, container management, automated machine learning, and serverless PaaS...

Join us Oct. 28: Balancing security + gov cloud innovation

The proliferation of data combined with the speed of advancing technology bring complex challenges to government’s ability to protect itself from evolving cyberthreats while striving to accelerate cloud innovation. In support of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we invite you to RSVP and join us for a virtual Azure Government Meetup...