Amy Hood
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Hood in 2021
Born (1971-08-09) August 9, 1971 (age 51)
Alma materDuke University (1994)
Harvard University (MBA)
TitleCFO of Microsoft
TermDecember, 2013-
PredecessorPeter Klein

Amy Hood (born August 9, 1971) is an American business executive serving as Chief Financial Officer of Microsoft since 2013. Hood is the first female CFO in Microsoft's history.[1][2]

Hood joined Microsoft in 2002, holding positions in the investor relations group. She also served as chief of staff in the Server and Tools Business as well as running the strategy and business development team in the Business division. Previously, she worked at Goldman Sachs in various roles including investment banking and capital markets groups. On May 8, 2013, Microsoft announced Hood would be replacing Peter Klein as the company's chief financial officer.[3][4] During her time at Microsoft, she helped orchestrate over 57 deals, including the $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub in 2018. [5]

Hood holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Duke University in 1994 and an MBA from Harvard University. She and her husband are also minority owners of Major League Soccer's Seattle Sounders.[6]

In 2013, she was #63 in the Forbes list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women,[7] and 2021, she was ranked #28 on the list. [8]


  1. ^ "Microsoft names Corporate Vice President Amy Hood as new Microsoft chief financial officer". Microsoft. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Microsoft names insider Amy Hood as CFO | Reuters". Archived from the original on 2013-05-09.
  3. ^ Bass, Dina (May 9, 2013). "Microsoft Names Amy Hood as First Female Finance Chief". Bloomberg. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
  4. ^ Tu, Janet (May 8, 2013). "Microsoft names Amy Hood as new chief financial officer". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Amy Hood". Forbes. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  6. ^ "Amy Hood Biography for kids". Lottie. Retrieved 11 March 2022.
  7. ^ "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women". Forbes. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
  8. ^ "Amy Hood". Forbes. Retrieved 2022-09-22.