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Senior Vice President, Windows Core Operating System Division at Microsoft
Oregon State University, Corvallis



As senior vice president of the Windows Core Operating System Division, Jon DeVaan manages the engineering team responsible for creating the core components and architecture of Microsoft Windows. In addition to his Windows responsibilities, DeVaan works across Microsoft on Engineering Excellence, and is responsible for the standards, strategies and direction of the software-engineering discipline at the company.

DeVaan is a 22-year Microsoft veteran, and his extensive experience and knowledge have established him as a respected leader in the technology industry. DeVaan has held a variety of executive and management positions while at Microsoft. Prior to his current role, he started the new corporate function of Engineering Excellence, across all Microsoft products.

Previously, DeVaan managed the TV Division at Microsoft, responsible for the UltimateTV service and the Microsoft TV software platform. DeVaan co-managed... See More

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