Microsoft Shuffles the Longhorn Management Deck
Chris Jones, one of Microsoft's Windows all-stars, is back on the Windows client team. His mission? To get the next version of Windows out the door.As part of its ongoing push to get Longhorn out the door, Microsoft is shuffling its Windows client management deck, according to sources close to the company. In the latest reorg, Joe Peterson, vice president of Windows product development, is being removed from day-to-day Longhorn product responsibilities. He will be replaced by Chris Jones, who has been serving as corporate vice president in the COSD (Core Operating Systems Division,) according to sources claiming familiarity with Microsofts strategy.
Jones, a 14-year Microsoft veteran, is no stranger to the Windows product side of the house.