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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.