Purna Virji

Purna Virji is Senior Manager of Global Engagement at Microsoft, where she develops content narratives and evangelizes Microsoft products and services.

Purna is the winner of the 2019-2020 US Search Personality of the Year award, Purna has previously been named by Adweek on their 2018 Young Influentials List, and in 2016 was named by PPC Hero as the #1 Most Influential Expert in the world.

She is a regular keynote speaker at conferences across the globe such as AdWeek, DMEXCO, The Next Web Conference and INBOUND. Purna is also a columnist on digital marketing for Search Engine Land and Moz.

An award-winning former journalist, Purna is an avid traveler, aspiring top chef and amateur knitter in her spare time.