OCP and the Microsoft Business Applications Partner with Cecilia Flombaum

OCP and the Microsoft Business Applications Partner with Cecilia Flombaum

Cecilia Flombaum


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  • A brief introduction about Cecilia’s life – grew up in Argentina, currently living in Seattle, Washington, her background and career as MVP 
  • Cecilia’s favourite thing about London 
  • Interesting story on Cecilia’s journey into Microsoft – her current role 
  • Introduction to One Commercial Partner (OCP) – what constructs around it and how Business Application Partners engaged with it.  
  • Discusses what Cecilia sees as the key things that a Microsoft Business Application Partner at this point in this journey as Microsoft up to in 2019 
  • Understanding what the key elements are ever needed to develop skill in Microsoft Business Application Partner 
  • Introduction to how Partners builds IP 
  • Which direction Microsoft is going in 
  • Great solutions they can offer their customers 
  • Cecilia’s observation on what would make Business Application Partners successful 
  • Introduction to the building blocks of the Microsoft/Partner relationship 
  • Parts of One Commercial Partner (OCP) 
  • Cecilia’s activities she enjoys the most, the person who inspires her the most to become a better person, and the first 30 mins of her typical day looks like 

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Cecilia Flombaum

Cecilia Flombaum, originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, who is currently residing at Seattle, Washington, is the Partner Ecosystem Lead for Microsoft Business Applications (#Partnersmakemorepossible). She has been instrumental in helping to develop and energize the Business Applications ecosystem, co-selling success, and in helping to develop the capabilities of field leadership to better capture the opportunities in the transition to a world of cloud-first and mobile-first world.

Cecilia has been in Microsoft for 18 years and in the Business Applications space for about 12 years in different capacities. She assumed the lead role in the Business Application Strategy team as part of Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner with worldwide responsibility in August 2017. Her responsibilities in this role are capacity planning, capability and growth strategies as well as worldwide field execution; all aimed at the development and health of Microsoft’s Business Applications partner ecosystem and co-selling success.