Jason Zander

Microsoft Corporation

Executive Vice President

As Executive Vice President of Microsoft Azure, Jason Zander leads the core teams building Microsoft’s intelligent cloud and intelligent edge - from silicon to cloud to the edge. This purview includes Azure strategy, product management, engineering and operations of cloud product lines including IaaS, PaaS, Microservices, Networking, Storage, IoT, SQL Server, Big Data & Analytics stacks, Quantum Computing, global expansion, and more. Zander is passionate about empowering customer success and delivering end-to-end solutions that address their unique needs. Microsoft Azure has grown under his tenure to become a global leader in enterprise cloud computing, serving more than 95% of the Fortune 500. Zander grew revenue 5x from 2016 to 2018, and grew systems to handle millions of compute cores and exabytes of storage with a global fiber and data center footprint representing billions of dollars of annual capital expenditure. Since joining Microsoft in 1992 Zander has worked on numerous products, most recently as CVP of engineering for the Visual Studio team where he led the product to over a billion dollars in revenue. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Minnesota State University, and resides in the Seattle area with his family. 

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