|Stanford University, Post-doc||1999|
|University of California, Ph.D||1997|
John Richards, Senior Director, Windows Consumer Partners.
John is responsible for business development for Consumer Partnerships for Windows 8, Internet Explorer, and Windows Live.
In this role, John works closely with global field organizations as well as Windows, Internet Explorer, and Windows Live engineering teams to deliver great partner experiences for consumers globally.
Prior to his current role John worked on partnerships and business development for Internet Explorer and Windows Live. John also spent two years in Office working on SharePoint.
Prior to Microsoft, John was a consultant at McKinsey & Co in Silicon Valley.