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At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them.

We run our business in much the same way, and believe our eight business divisions offer the greatest potential to serve our customers. They are:

  • Engineering Groups:
  • Cloud + AI Group
    Scott Guthrie leads the Microsoft Cloud + AI Group. His teams are responsible for the company’s computing fabric (cloud and edge, including cloud infrastructure, server, database, CRM, ERP, management) and Artificial Intelligence platform (infrastructure, runtimes, frameworks, tools and higher-level services around perception, knowledge and cognition).
  • Experiences + Devices
    Rajesh Jha leads Microsoft’s business that brings Office, Devices and Windows together to build the world’s best experiences, the best devices and the best products for our customers. The group has focus spanning across productivity, communications, education, search and other information services, along with the software platform, apps, store and devices that power the Windows ecosystem.
  • Business Functions:
  • Business Development Group
    Peggy Johnson leads the Business Development Group, focusing on key partnerships, especially our innovation partners (OEMs, silicon vendors, key developers, Yahoo, etc.) and our broad work on evangelism and developer outreach. DPE, Corporate Strategy and the business development efforts formerly in the business groups are part of this group.
  • Corporate, External, and Legal Affairs
    Brad Smith leads as president and chief legal officer. His teams are responsible for the company’s legal work, its intellectual property portfolio, patent licensing business, corporate philanthropy, government affairs, public policy, corporate governance, and social responsibility work. His teams also lead the company’s work on a number of critical issues including privacy, security, accessibility, environmental sustainability and digital inclusion, among others.
  • Corporate Strategy & Planning
    Kurt DelBene is the executive vice president of Corporate Strategy and Operations, leading the company’s cross-engineering and cross-business strategy, execution and planning initiatives as well as Microsoft’s IT and operations.
  • Finance Group
    Amy Hood leads all product group finance organizations.
  • Global Sales, Marketing and Operations
    Jean-Philippe Courtois leads global sales, marketing and services for 122 subsidiaries worldwide, driving strategic planning, running global operations and shaping growth initiatives both in developed and emerging markets.
  • HR Group
    Kathleen Hogan leads Human Resources, responsible for pushing the company’s cultural transformation forward so it can thrive in a mobile-first, cloud-first world.
  • LinkedIn
    Jeff Weiner leads LinkedIn, the world’s largest and most powerful network of professionals.
  • Marketing Group
    Chris Capossela leads Microsoft’s worldwide marketing and consumer business. This includes advertising, brand, communications, research as well as Microsoft’s retail stores.
  • Worldwide Commercial Business
    Judson Althoff leads the Worldwide Commercial Business organization, including enterprise, public sector, small and mid-market, services, developer and partner.
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  • Artificial Intelligence and Research
    Harry Shum leads Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence and Research team, which includes Microsoft Research, as well as AI-focused product groups including Bing and Cortana. He is responsible for driving the company’s overall AI strategy and forward-looking research and development efforts spanning infrastructure, services, apps and agents.

We are committed long term to the mission of helping our customers realize their full potential. Just as we constantly update and improve our products, we want to continually evolve our company to be in the best position to accelerate new technologies as they emerge and to better serve our customers.