The 25 Most Influential People at Microsoft - 7. Brian McAndrews

 
 
By Joe Wilcox  |  Posted 2008-01-31 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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7. Brian McAndrews, Senior Vice President, Advertiser and Publisher Solutions Group

McAndrews is a relative Microsoft newcomer, but he is responsible for one of the company's most strategic growth areas. The former aQquantive CEO joined Microsoft during the ad company's acquisition last year. Microsoft invested $6 billion in aQuantive, so the pressure is on McAndrews to deliver results.

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Among Microsoft's 70,000-plus employees, there are many influential people. Twenty-five is too small a number to capture the best of the best among a large group of creative people. But Microsoft corporate culture also is very staid and insular, with a top-heavy power structure. Therefore, for this list, I focused more on operational influencers, although there are some thought leaders included. By Joe Wilcox, Microsoft Watch  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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