As of 1 January 2014, Jim DuBois has started in his new role as corporate vice president and CIO at Microsoft.
DuBois, who has served as interim CIO for the past six months, is in charge of leading a team of employees overseeing Microsoft IT applications, infrastructure, solution delivery and process excellence. Reporting to Microsoft COO Kevin Turner, he is 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.
A technology leader with a unique view of IT innovation and deep understanding of technical strategy, DuBois has been at Microsoft for more than 20 years. During this time he has held several key leadership positions, including general manager of IT and vice president of Microsoft Products and Services IT.
“Jim has demonstrated outstanding leadership in managing our IT organisation through the transition period while continuing to position IT as a strategic asset and growth lever for Microsoft,” said Turner. “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.”
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