Tony Prophet, former HP senior VP joins Microsoft as head of Windows Marketing

The Microsoft Windows Marketing team will have a new boss to report to starting in early May. Tony Prophet, the former Hewlett Packard Senior Vice President of Operations for Printing and Personal Systems, will be stepping into the role of Corporate Vice President, Windows Marketing.

"We can confirm Tony Prophet will be joining Microsoft as corporate vice president, Windows Marketing, reporting to Chris Capossela. Tony will focus on growing the Windows ecosystem and enabling our partners to be more successful building on Windows."

Prophet will be replacing Thom Gruhler, the current Corporate Vice President of Marketing for Windows who will himself be moving to Microsoft's Applications & Services group in a role that Microsoft is not yet willing to specify.

Source: ZDNet

Chris Parsons