Microsoft has appointed Rajiv Kumar as the brand new Managing Director of Microsoft India (R&D) Pvt Ltd (MIRPL). He at present serves because the Company Vice President of Microsoft’s Experiences and Gadgets (E+D) Group.
Kumar, a 27-year-old veteran of Microsoft, will tackle the extra position from Anil Bhansali, who had held the place for the previous six years. Bhansali will proceed because the Company Vice President of Cloud & Enterprise and might be relocating to Redmond, USA.
Kumar, who has a grasp’s diploma in pc science from the College of Texas, Austin, joined Microsoft in 1992 in Redmond, USA as a campus-hire and since then, has served in a number of roles throughout varied product strains of the corporate.
His latest contributions to the corporate are Kaizala, an enterprise productiveness chat app, and bootstrapping the campus hiring program in India, leading to Microsoft hiring one of the best expertise from premier engineering faculties within the nation.
Because the Managing Director, Kumar is predicted to additional construct upon the potential of the engineering division and reinforce the tradition of inclusion, innovation and collaboration. Through the years he has helped innovate a wide range of merchandise and has construct massive engineering organisations.
Microsoft India Improvement Middle (IDC) in MIRPL is one in all Microsoft’s largest R&D facilities outdoors the Redmond headquarters. Arrange in 1998, IDC represents Microsoft’s technique of worldwide shared improvement to construct services for driving digital innovation.
Microsoft arrange its operations in India in 1990 and has been contributing to constructing options for empowering rising markets like India in areas like healthcare, agriculture and training.
(Edited by Suman Singh)