Christina Calio

Relationships and Strategy, Media and Entertainment Group,
Microsoft Corporation

Redmond, WA, USA
@ccalio

Christina Calio is director of strategic relationships and business strategy for the Media and Entertainment Group at Microsoft. She has been a key participant in Microsoft’s music and entertainment initiatives since joining the company in 2000, responsible for business development and industry relations for Xbox, Windows Phone, Zune, MSN, and the Windows Media Division.


Christina’s music industry experience started with a decade of first-hand global sales and marketing experience at Geffen Records in Los Angeles where she worked on releases from Geffen, Almo, DGC, Dreamworks, and Outpost imprints for a broad range of artists including Beck, Nirvana, Guns ‘N Roses, and Aerosmith.



Calio earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science and international relations from the University of Washington and lives in the Seattle area.