Jesse Schriner named Kansas State University Alumni Fellow

MANHATTAN – Jesse Schriner is one of 12 distinguished Kansas State University alumni honored as 2024 Alumni Fellows. Schriner is an Alumni Fellow for the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering and will be on campus to present guest lectures April 17-18.

Alumni Fellows return to campus to discuss current trends and to meet with students and faculty. The Fellows were chosen based on their high levels of professional accomplishment and distinguished service in their respective careers.

Jesse Schriner, Redmond, Washington, is the global commercial cloud leader for Microsoft. In this role, Schriner oversees strategy and execution planning for delivery of cloud capacity to customers worldwide.

He began his career at Texas Instruments’ Defense Electronics Division, advancing to chief avionics engineer for missile integration on military aircraft.

Schriner completed General Electric’s Leadership Program in program management, research and development, application engineering, and services. He achieved a Six Sigma master black belt certification, followed by quality leader designation while becoming the first certified Lean Leader at GE. He also earned his master’s degree in engineering management from the University of Kansas.

Schriner was recruited to Microsoft; his leadership roles span entertainment and devices quality; global server and GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) deployment; product and process engineering for Windows hardware; and device manufacturing IT and supply chain operations.

Schriner and his wife, Sabrina ’92, have two children: Ethan and Zachary. He graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering in 1992.

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