Senior Manager/Manager Cloud & AI Corporate Strategy at Microsoft
Senior Manager/Manager Cloud & AI Corporate Strategy Details
Jan. 24, 2019, 1:53 a.m.
Corporate Strategy team AI Corporate Strategy
The Cloud and AI Corporate Strategy team is chartered with defining the strategy for Microsoft's Cloud and AI business. The team has built a track record of spotting trends early and using those insights to drive Microsoft's strategy and direction. The group broadly focuses on three sets of activities: Thought leadership on the major shifts in the technology industry such as Digital Transformation (e.g., this was the team that originally pushed for Microsoft's strategy shift towards the cloud - https://news.microsoft.com/download/archived/presskits/cloud/docs/The-Economics-of-the-Cloud.pdf ) Translating strategy into product reality across Azure, SaaS, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Mixed Reality, Developer, big bet M and A (e.g., the team drove the recent GitHub acquisition). Directly engaging with C-suite of top Microsoft customers to help them formulate their Digital Transformation strategy For this particular role we're looking for someone with a background in product management/product
Support multiple concurrent projects for top leaders of the company across thought leadership, product strategy, and customer engagements Create clarity by combining technical expertise with business judgement to structure the problem and provide a data driven view Collaborate with experts and stakeholders across the organization (e.g., Product Teams, Sales, Finance, Corp Dev, Marketing, Biz Dev) as well as externally (e.g., Industry Analysts, Partners, Customers) Translate business strategy and customer needs into compelling product vision that grows Microsoft's product portfolio Build consensus
Product management experience in B2B or B2C technology, cloud, or SaaS companies, or related business fields Demonstrated hypothesis-driven problem-solving orientation Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to influence senior audiences A 'question the status quo' and entrepreneurial mindset Strong personal initiative and good judgment; desire to succeed in a demanding environment Desire to continuously learn and develop skills Preferred Engineering or equivalent with a strong academic background Passion for technology, with some form of technical or software experience Experience