Elisa Steele is Jive’s CEO. In this role, Elisa is responsible for leading and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company. In addition, she was executive vice president of marketing and products, where she was responsible for Jive’s vision and end-to-end global marketing and product functions, as well as Jive’s executive vice president of strategy and chief marketing officer. Prior to Jive, Elisa was corporate vice president and chief marketing officer of Consumer Apps and Services at Microsoft, including brands such as Bing, Internet Explorer, Lync, MSN, Outlook.com and Skype, among others. Previously, Elisa was the chief marketing officer at Skype, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Yahoo!, and senior vice president of corporate marketing at NetApp.
Elisa holds a Master of Business Administration degree from San Francisco State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Amber Alert GPS. She is also a member and volunteer for National Charity League and donates time and resources in her local school community.