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Microsoft joins the ITF Corporate Partnership Board

Microsoft Corporation, the world-leading developer of computer software and digital applications is the latest Corporate Partner of the International Transport Forum.

Founded in 1979 by Bill Gates and Paul G. Allen and headquartered in Redmond, WA, the company has 221 000 employees worldwide. Today, Microsoft focuses on enabling digital transformation. In the transport sector, it works on accelerating the transformation of automotive, mobility, and transport companies into data and software-driven mobility services providers.

Welcoming Microsoft as a new member of the ITF Corporate Partnership Board, ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim said:

"Digital and physical connectivity are becoming ever more intertwined. Topics like smart infrastructure, predictive maintenance and the Internet of Things are only a few examples. Microsoft’s unparalleled expertise in digitalisation is hugely relevant for providing better transport solutions for citizens and businesses. I am truly thrilled that the International Transport Forum will be able to draw on the wealth of knowledge Microsoft brings to the table as a member of our Corporate Partnership Board”.

Angela Heise, Corporate Vice President Worldwide Public Sector at Microsoft, said:

“Microsoft is honoured to join the Corporate Partnership Board of the International Transport Forum at the OECD, a consultative body bringing together the transport industry with innovation leaders. Our goals are to better understand the present and future challenges of transport ecosystems and to contribute technology innovation enabling the delivery of better, faster, safer and more inclusive services around the globe.”

The members of the ITF Corporate Partnership Board are Airbus, Allianz Partners, Alstom, Amazon, Aramco, AutoCrypt, bp, Bolt, Bosch, CEIIA, Cruise, Enel, ExxonMobil, Honda, Hyundai Motor Company, Iberdrola, Kakao Mobility, Michelin, Microsoft, Mott Macdonald, NXP, PTV Group, RATP Group, Rolls Royce, Shell, Siemens, TotalEnergies, Toyota, Trucknet, Uber, Valeo and Volvo Group.

 More information about the ITF Corporate Partnership Board at

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