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Twenty-year Microsoft veteran Jim DuBois was named corporate vice president and chief information officer on Dec. 20. DuBois, interim CIO for the past six months, will be responsible for delivering a broad range of IT initiatives in support of the company’s billions of customers and more than 90,000 employees in 190 countries worldwide.
Starting Jan. 1, he will lead a team of employees overseeing Microsoft IT applications, infrastructure, solution delivery and process excellence.
Described as a tech leader with a unique view of IT innovation and a deep understanding of technical strategy, DuBois has held several key leadership positions at Microsoft, including general manager of IT and vice president of Microsoft IT Products and Services. “Jim has demonstrated outstanding leadership in managing our IT organization through the transition period while continuing to position IT as a strategic asset and growth lever for Microsoft,” said Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner in a statement.
“I am confident that, as CIO, he will continue to deliver world-class IT infrastructure and innovation for Microsoft. His proven ability in creating initiatives that build business value and support customers and partners will be invaluable to Microsoft as we continue to accelerate our transformation to a devices-and-services company.”
You can read Microsoft's press release here.Suzanne ChoneyMicrosoft News Center Staff