What you need to know
- Microsoft named Christopher Young as its executive vice president of business development.
- Young was previously the CEO of McAfee.
- Young will focus on Microsoft's global business development.
Microsoft announced Christopher Young as its executive vice president of business development. Young will report directly to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and will be responsible for Microsoft's global business development.
Young is the former CEO of McAfee and led that company's transition into a standalone company apart from Intel. He also previously held senior leadership positions at Cisco, VMware, RSA, and AOL.
Nadella said of Young:
Young's responsibilities will include "leading the evaluation and execution of strategic partnership opportunities, including alliances, venture investments and joint ventures that align with corporate strategy," according to a Microsoft news post (opens in new tab).
Young shared his thoughts in the same news post:
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Hahaha for a second I thought John McAfee. That's almost clock baiting 😂. A dickening on teams would have been fun
Me too....! He should be MS CEO...!
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