John Wood: Leaving Microsoft to Change the World

John Wood: Leaving Microsoft to Change the World

John Wood was Microsoft’s Director of Business Development for the Greater China Region until 1999. In that year, after a holiday in rural China, he abandoned a high-flying corporate career to focus his energy on something more satisfying.

In this presentation, the author of Leaving Microsoft to Change the World tells the story of Room to Read - the innovative global non-profit he founded, which is dedicated to delivering literacy and gender equality in education in developing nations.

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Portrait of John Wood

John Wood

John Wood is founder of Room to Read, a non-profit dedicated to delivering literacy and gender equality in education.

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