Kurt DelBene, Microsoft government vice chairman and head of company technique and core companies engineering, will depart the corporate on the finish of the 2021 fiscal yr. DelBene is not going to get replaced by one particular person. As a substitute, his job is being break up between a number of executives. Along with these roles, DelBene can be a member of Microsoft’s Senior Management Group.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella informed Microsoft staff about DelBene’s plans on January 25, 2021 (via ZDNet).
DelBene first joined Microsoft in 1992 and later led the businesses engineering and advertising for Workplace. In 2013, DelBene left Microsoft and have become a senior advisor to the Secretary of Well being and Human Companies to assist with the Inexpensive Care Act enrollment web site. DelBene then labored at Madrona Enterprise Group beginning in 2014.
In 2015, DelBene returned to Microsoft to steer its company technique and core companies engineering. His position included being answerable for main Microsoft’s cross-engineering and cross-business technique.
DelBene additionally helped Nadella determine investments and execute strategic initiatives. Most lately, DelBene’s position at Microsoft included main the corporate’s response to the present world pandemic.
In line with Nadella, the core companies engineering and digital safety and threat engineering facets of DelBene’s job will transition to government vice chairman Scott Guthrie’s Cloud and AI group. Microsoft enterprise operations will transfer to finance below the management of chief monetary officer Amy Hood. Company technique will transfer to the brand new enterprise growth group below Chris Younger.
A extra full abstract of DelBene’s historical past at Microsoft may be present in a Microsoft news post.
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