ClimateTech with Kentaro: Microsoft’s Mark Kroese

Persefoni Team
By Persefoni Team
August 3, 20221 min read
December 22, 2022 at 1:40 PMUpdated
August 3, 2022Updated: December 22, 2022 at 1:40 PM1 min read

A lot of lucky people have their personal passions and their professional paths collide. And that could not be more true for Mark Kroese, a 22-year veteran at Microsoft and their General Manager of Sustainability Solutions. Mark started his career at Microsoft in the 90s as a product manager for Word and Excel. Then his love for mountain climbing and visits to the rainforest led him to focus on sustainability.

In this episode, Mark shared his thoughts on sustainability reporting and building databases for that information. We talked about how much water data centers use and the environmental impact of our thousands of saved messages and emails. A big takeaway from chatting with Mark: I need to clean out my inbox to save the planet!

Learn more about Mark Kroese and his work at Microsoft.

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