Christy Weckner is a communications professional with 7 years of PR agency experience and 10 years in business development and partnerships in the games industry. She currently works at Microsoft on the Minecraft consumer products team and serves on the Women at Microsoft communications committee.

She enjoys working on collaborative programs with win-win results and seeing projects come to life. She has presented at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market and earned an Internet Marketing Association award for her Geocaching promotion with John Grisham/Knopf Doubleday. In her spare time, she spends time with family and has a passion for destination skiing.  She previously spent 5 winters as a ski instructor for youth.

Christy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, along with certificates in Editing and in Business Administration. She earned her Master of Communication degree from the University of Washington.

Ask me about: Business development; communications; career changes; professional development; UW and Seattle resources; ski areas.