Iberian Microsoft announced the appointment Francisco C. Garcia Calvo is the company’s new director of education in Spain. The Director will be responsible for leading the team of professionals working, from Microsoft and with dedicated partners, to improve the digital transformation of the public and private institutions that make up the Spanish education sector. The field includes schools, vocational training centers and universities, with the view that education can extend throughout life.
Microsoft says it provides “a secure, privacy-friendly, affordable, easy-to-manage, and access-driven educational offering that creates comprehensive learning experiences and helps teachers free up more time to focus on what really matters: educating and preparing students for the demands of the digital age.”
More than 200 million students and teachers from various educational institutions around the world use Microsoft products for the learning environment, with Teams and Microsoft 365 for Education as distinct features of blended learning.
Francisco Garcia Calvo later joined Microsoft Ibérica Long career in Google Education Technology. With more than 20 years of work experience, having also worked for companies such as HP, Spent the past nine years at Google’s California headquartersHe led the Education Solutions team for the United States, Canada and Latin America.
Communications Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Francisco J. Garcia Calvo also has an Executive Program from Stanford University (California, USA). García Calvo knows the educational world from his many perspectives and has collaborated as a volunteer and teacher in an NGO, Camino al Sur, committed to one of the most disadvantaged regions of North Africa and whose main objective is to overcome the difficulties faced by the population especially in the field of early childhood education.