Person Overview

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Primary:
Executive in Residence at Harvard Business School
Past:
Senior Vice President, Windows and Windows Live Product Development at Microsoft, Technical Assistant at Microsoft, See All (5)
Education:
Cornell University, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Detailed Description

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Sinofsky currently serves as Board Partner with Andreessen Horowitz and as an Executive in Residence at Harvard Business School.

A respected technologist and business leader, Steven Sinofsky began his career at Microsoft in 1989. He started as a software design engineer in development tools. Working in product management, he grew to be one of the company's senior executives on Microsoft Office overseeing six major releases of the full range of Office apps and servers. Most recently he served as President of the Windows division through 2012. In this role, he oversaw many of Microsoft's largest products, including the development of the Windows operating system, as well as Windows Services such as Outlook.com, SkyDrive and Identity. He earned a BA in Computer Science from Cornell and an MS from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Sinofsky frequently comments on products, development and management at his blog, http://blog.learningbyshipping.com, and on twitter, @stevesi.

Experience (6)

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    Microsoft

    President, Windows Division
    2009 - Jan, 2012
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    Microsoft

    Senior Vice President, Windows and Windows Live Product Development
    2006 - Jan, 2009
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    Microsoft

    Senior Vice President, Office Product Development
    2003 - Jan, 2006
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    Harvard Business School

    Executive in Residence
    1998
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    Microsoft

    Director of Program Management, Office Product Unit
    1994 - Jan, 1997
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    Microsoft

    Technical Assistant
    1989 - Jan, 1994

Advisory Roles (3)

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Education (2)

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