Microsoft charges Māori and Native American executives to increase indigenous employment

Microsoft’s only Māori executive has been tasked with bringing more indigenous people into the global giant. Working with a Native American counterpart, Willow Young, Dan Walker (Ngāti Ruanui, Tuhourangi, Ngāti Maniapoto and Ngāti Kahungunu) will head a new working group, ‘Indigenous at Microsoft’. “We’re on a bit of a journey at Microsoft,” Walker says. “It’s a journey of cultural identity, …