He was appointed as CEO on 4 February 2014, succeeding Steve Ballmer.
Before becoming CEO of Microsoft, he was Executive Vice President of Microsoft's Cloud
and Enterprise group, responsible for building and running the company Computing Platforms,
Developer Tools and Cloud Computing Services..
In his more than 20 years at Microsoft, Capossela has held a variety of
leadership roles. Previously, Capossela served in the Microsoft Office Division and was
for marketing the company productivity solutions including Microsoft Office, Office 365,
Exchange, Lync, Project and Visio.
Terry Myerson is executive vice president of the Windows and Devices Group
Myerson is responsible for the software platform, apps, games, store and devices that power the
This includes Microsoft Edge, Minecraft, Halo, Surface, HoloLens, Lumia and Xbox
In this role Smith is responsible for the company corporate, external, and
He leads a team of over 1,300 business, legal and corporate affairs professionals working in 55
These teams are responsible for the company legal work, its intellectual property portfolio,
patent licensing business,