Tim O’Brien

GM, Platform Strategy Group
Microsoft Corp.

Tim O’Brien leads the Platform Strategy Group in Developer & Platform Evangelism at Microsoft Corp.  Tim has been on the forefront of the company’s cloud efforts since 2005, working with senior technical and business leaders on the development of strategies relating to platform services and service-based applications, including Windows Azure platform and Microsoft Online Services.   

Before joining Microsoft in 2003, Tim worked as an engineer, a marketer and a consultant at both startups and Fortune 500 companies.  He has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry.

Tim has a BS in engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School.