Ian Hameroff is a seasoned technical product manager and marketer with over 15 years of experience in software and cloud services. His passion for building great products, translating value propositions into customer experiences, and delivering these stories through evangelism runs deep throughout his career.
Ian is currently group analyst relations manager in the Commercial Communications group at Microsoft. Ian leads the team responsible for the development and execution of the company's industry analyst relations programs for Microsoft Office. He and his team drive engagements with top technology analysts from firms like Gartner, Forrester Research, and IDC, representing Microsoft's market leading productivity applications and services, including Microsoft Office 365, Exchange, Lync, Yammer, SharePoint, and Skype.
Ian joined Microsoft in 2004 and has held a variety of marketing and product management positions across the company’s information security, infrastructure, and productivity applications and services businesses. He most recently led marketing, readiness, and go-to-market strategy for the Microsoft Exchange partner ecosystem.
Ian’s other Microsoft experiences include product management and launch of Windows Server 2008 networking technologies, management of executive communications activities for the Security Business and Technology Unit, Exchange Server 2010 product planning, and technical product management of the archiving and compliance capabilities of Exchange Server, Exchange Online, and Exchange Online Archiving.
Before Microsoft, Ian spent six years at Computer Associates International, Inc. (now known as CA Technologies), in positions spanning product development, strategic brand management, and partner strategy for the information security and enterprise management business units.
Ian holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science with a minor in mathematics from Plattsburgh State University of New York.