About us

Our team

Renee Harbers Liddell is the Founder and CEO of the Harbers Family Foundation and Harbers Studios, where she has brought together her passion for visual storytelling and call to philanthropy.

Renee holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Massachusetts. She joined Microsoft in 1988 as one of the first 2000 employees of the company, where she applied her technical and marketing talent to the Microsoft Excel and Office teams.

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How we started

Jeff Harbers was a brilliant man. He was also, by his own account, a fortunate man. Though he was smart enough to get a job at any major corporation in the early 1980s, Jeff decided to join a small start-up company instead. That decision turned out to be as lucky as it was smart: Jeff’s task was to spearhead the development of a software product that would eventually be used by millions of people. The start-up was called Microsoft. The product was Microsoft Excel. And within a decade, Jeff was also a prosperous man.

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