Elliott Ichimura leads the GFW Pro team and is responsible for customer, partner, and donor engagement to grow product capabilities and adoption via a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model while maintaining WRI’s commitment to open data and analysis.

Prior to WRI, Elliott was with Microsoft Corporation where he was a product leader for Dynamics 365 Customer Service as well as Project Service Automation (now part of Project Operations), both of which are commercial SaaS business applications. Over more than fifteen years at the company, he held roles in product engineering, marketing, and sales. Elliott also brings strategy, operations, and technology experience from previous roles at the global accounting firm of EY.

Elliott has an MBA in New Product & Venture Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Languages & Civilizations from Harvard College.