After practically 20 years on the firm, Panos Panay has determined to go away Microsoft. Panos has had an unbelievable influence on our merchandise and tradition in addition to the broader gadgets ecosystem. Beneath Panos’ management, the group created the enduring Floor model with beloved merchandise. Extra just lately, because the chief of Home windows, the group has introduced superb providers and experiences to lots of of thousands and thousands with Home windows 11 on progressive gadgets together with these from our OEM companions. He might be missed, and I’m personally very grateful for his many contributions over time. Please be a part of me in wishing him properly.
Shifting ahead, we are going to double down on our technique. These adjustments might be efficient instantly with Panos’ assist in the transition.
Construct silicon, methods and gadgets that span Home windows, consumer and cloud for an AI world. This group might be led by Pavan Davuluri, who will report on to me. Brett Ostrum, Nino Storniolo, Linda Averett, Ken Pan, Ralf Groene, Aidan Marcuss, Carlos Picoto, Stevie Bathiche, Robin Seiler, Ruben Caballero and Anuj Gosalia will transfer to report back to Pavan with their groups intact. Home windows planning and launch administration will proceed to be on this group. Our dedication to Floor and MR stays unchanged.
Construct experiences that mix net, providers and Home windows for an AI world. To this finish, Shilpa Ranganathan, Jeff Johnson and Ali Akgun will instantly report back to Mikhail Parakhin and type a brand new Home windows and Net Experiences Crew, shifting with their groups intact.
Yusuf Mehdi will tackle the accountability of main the Home windows and Floor companies with our OEM and Retail companions.
As well as, Charles Simonyi, Terri Chudzik and Erin Kolb will be a part of the E+D administration groups and Ralf Groene and Mike Davidson will work collectively on the very best alignment on design groups.
We are going to arrange time for an AMA within the coming days to reply questions. Let’s proceed to remain centered on executing on our current plans. Thanks for all that you just do, and the influence that you’ve got for our prospects and companions.