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IIT Madras Graduate Pavan Davuluri To Head Microsoft Home windows


IIT Madras Graduate Pavan Davuluri To Head Microsoft Windows

New Delhi:

Pavan Davuluri, an IIT Madras alumni, was appointed the brand new head of Microsoft Home windows and Floor, making him the most recent Indian to tackle a management position at a Massive Tech firm very like Google’s Sundar Pichai and Microsoft’s Satya Nadella.

Mr Davuluri takes over from longtime product chief Panos Panay who left the division to affix Amazon final 12 months. Earlier, Mr Davuluri oversaw the Floor group whereas Mikhail Parakhin headed the Home windows division. After Mr Parakhin and Mr Panay stop, he has taken over each Home windows and Floor departments.

An inside memo from Rajesh Jha, Microsoft’s head of experiences and gadgets, accessed by The Verge outlined the brand new hierarchy within the organisation. He stated the choice will assist the organisation to take a “holistic method” to construct its gadgets and experiences within the “AI period”.

“As a part of this transformation, we’re bringing collectively the Home windows Experiences and Home windows + Gadgets groups as a core a part of the Experiences + Gadgets (E+D) division. It will allow us to take a holistic method to constructing silicon, techniques, experiences, and gadgets that span Home windows shopper and cloud for this AI period. Pavan Davuluri will lead this staff and proceed to report back to me. Shilpa Ranganathan and Jeff Johnson and their groups will report on to Pavan. The Home windows staff will proceed to work intently with the Microsoft AI staff on AI, silicon, and experiences,” he stated.

Mr Davuluri has labored for over 23 years at Microsoft and was concerned in its work with Qualcomm and AMD to create processors for Floor.

“We’re excited for this staff to assist Microsoft AI obtain its daring ambition to construct world-class shopper AI merchandise. And I very a lot sit up for intently partnering with Mustafa and the staff as we carry our AI merchandise, together with Copilot, to the breadth of our E+D services and products,” the memo stated.

The reorganisation announcement comes days after Google DeepMind co-founder and former Inflection AI CEO Mustafa Suleyman joined Microsoft because the CEO of its new AI staff. 

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