Brian Jones

The Office Developer Platform team builds the extensibility model for Office and SharePoint. Brian Jones has spent the past 14 years working on various pieces of the Office and SharePoint products with a primary focus on how developers can integrate and extend the platform. His initial focus was on extensibility with Word and then drove the development and standardization of the Office Open XML file formats. Since then, Brian has led the team that focuses on the cross product development model known as the Office Developer Platform including the new cloud app model, apps for Office, apps for SharePoint and the internal and public store for apps.