Jason Barnwell is an attorney in Microsoft’s Corporate, External, and Legal Affairs department. He leads Microsoft’s Legal Business, Operations, and Strategy team, with previous roles leading the Open Source Software practice group and counseling the Cloud and AI Platform Business. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was an associate in the Emerging Companies practice group at Cooley LLP. Before entering law school, he worked as a software engineer developing enterprise software. He earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and his J.D. from the University of Southern California School of Law.