Cesar Ruiz

Cesar Ruiz is the Regional Vice President of Sales at Microsoft Advertising. Ruiz leads a team responsible for approximately $1B in Ad Sales Revenue and empowers marketers to reach their maximum potential through Microsoft’s Bing Ads platform.

With over 15 years of leadership experience in advertising sales, Cesar is a well-respected executive in the industry and prides himself on establishing collaborative partnerships with his clients while building high performing teams and developing strong leaders. When Cesar is not leading today’s leaders he is busy forging the path for the next generation and giving back to the community that has provided so much for him.

Cesar holds a seat as a committee board member at the YMCA of New York After School Program, active with Seton Hall’s Mentorship program and most recently got involved with COOP, a program to help diverse college graduates seek and secure employment by obtaining digital skills and peer connections.

While Ruiz has only been with Microsoft Advertising a short time he is committed to identifying and supporting several company ERG groups and leverages his position to elevate their visibility. Ruiz feels strongly that the industry has a long way to go when it comes to diversity & inclusion and strives to be part of the long-term solution.