Charles Elwood

Charles Elwood (ชาลี) is a business technology expert and Microsoft MVP with over 4 years of experience in the Data and AI industry. With a background in Johnson Controls, Delphi Automotive, and General Electric, he has built expertise in data reporting and dashboards in PowerBI, Neural Voice TTS technology, and Azure OpenAI. He is passionate about helping businesses integrate OpenAI technology with Microsoft Azure to improve their operations and has worked with clients across various industries.

In addition to his work in business technology, he is an active member of the Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce (APACC) and the West Michigan Asian American Association. He also serves on the boards of the Lakeshore United Rotaract Club, the Holland Museum and Mediation Services, demonstrating his commitment to making a positive impact in his community.

As a speaker at the Michigan Minority Procurement Conference, he will be sharing his insights on how minority-owned businesses can leverage technology to enhance their operations and drive growth. He is excited to connect with other business owners and professionals at the conference and contribute to the advancement of minority-owned businesses in Michigan.