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Harvard Business School, PhD 2007
Executive Education
University of Washington, PhD 2001

Current Companies

Director of Mobile Product

Former Companies

Senior Director Insight Strategy
Director, Market Analytics
Manager, Research and Client Consulting

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Ed Doran

Ed specializes in connected experiences. He has experience designing and leading technology groups and initiatives across services, hardware, operating systems, applications, web, and mobile.

He currently leads the product planning and strategy for mobile search (including local, search, and maps), augmented reality, mobile wallet, and mobile social experiences for Microsoft. Previously, he lead Microsoft’s planning efforts for graphics technologies, input technologies (e.g., touch, cameras, sensors), form factors (e.g., Surface), and ARM.

Prior to MSFT, he was responsible for Yahoo!’s customer insight consulting teams providing consulting and strategy for global enterprise initiatives and businesses including: Yahoo! Home Page, Yahoo! Search, Y! News, Y! Sports, Y! Finance, Y! Music, Y! Movies, Y! Video, Y! Games, Y! TV, Y! Local, Y! Maps, Y! Shopping, Y! Travel, Y! Autos, Y! Real Estate, Y! Health, Y! Personals, (Y!) Hot Jobs.

Ed has earned a doctorate degree as well as received specialized training at Harvard Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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