Terry Myerson, the Microsoft executive vice president in charge of Windows and devices, is leaving the company as a part of the reorganization. The company wrote that the flaw affected all Windows versions to date, and noted that the vastness of the issue was great given that "RDP is the most popular application to perform remote logins". Current executive vice president for the cloud and enterprise group, Scott Guthrie, will head the cloud and AI division. It may also be a sign that MS is taking Amazon Web Services, which offers a competing product, very seriously.
"AETHER will ensure our AI platform and experience efforts are deeply grounded within Microsoft's core values and principles and benefit the broader society", Nadella continues. More recently, Myerson supervised the launched of Windows 10, which represented a major transition for the Windows ecosystem.
Microsoft (msft) investors also certainly would be thrilled if the Windows business could shift from one-time sales to recurring subscriptions as successfully as the company shifted its Office business. The WDG is being disbanded and band leader Terry Myerson is retiring from Microsoft.
Keep in mind that the private audience feature is available only for new app submissions. The Windows platform team led by Harv Bhela, Henry Sanders and Michael Fortin will join Jason's team. Microsoft is creating two new engineering teams, with one focusing on how consumers use technology and the other on how businesses use cloud computing and artificial intelligence.
The formal relegation of the Windows franchise, said Michael Cusumano, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management, "has been a long time coming".
Microsoft's Universal Store and Commerce Platform led by Eric Lockard.
The AI and Ethics in Engineering and Research (AETHER) Committee will be led by Shum and Brad Smith, Microsoft's chief legal officer.
Joe Belfiore, corporate vice president of Microsoft's Operating Systems group. Preview Build 17634 boasts the usual bug fixes, performance improvements, and new issues as other pre-release software, but it also expands Windows' search and Cortana Show Me tools.
"The goal of the Experiences & Devices team is to instill a unifying product ethos across our end-user experiences and devices", Nadella wrote.