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Jeff Raikes is the president of the Microsoft Business Division. He oversees the Information Worker Group and the Microsoft Business Solutions Group. Raikes is a member of the company’s Senior Leadership Team and, along with Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer and Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates, is responsible for developing and guiding Microsoft’s core business strategy.
Before assuming his current position in September 2005, Raikes was group vice president of the Information Worker Business, which was responsible for the Microsoft Office system of programs, servers, and software-based services. He previously served as group vice president of the Worldwide Sales and Support Group, where he was responsible for providing strategic leadership for Microsoft’s sales, marketing and service initiatives. Before that, he served as senior vice president of Microsoft North America, a position he had held since 1993. Raikes joined Microsoft in 1981 as a product manager and was instrumental in driving Microsoft’s applications marketing strategy.
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