Tren Griffin

Senior DIrector, Microsoft.


Tren Griffin works at Microsoft. His responsibilities include developing new services-based business models. Before joining Microsoft, Tren was a partner at Eagle River, a private equity firm controlled by Craig McCaw with investments in the telecommunication and software industries including Nextel, Nextel Partners, and many start-up firms. He previously worked as a senior executive with marketing, business development, and strategy responsibilities with a range of portfolio companies controlled by Eagle River, most recently XO Communications. His early career included five years working and living as a business consultant in Korea and Australia.

Tren writes a blog at He is active on Twitter at @TrenGriffin