Brad Anderson

Brad Anderson is the Corporate Vice President of Program Management in Microsoft’s Windows Server and System Center Group (WSSC). As the Program Management leader of the group, he is committed to helping enterprise organizations be agile, reduce their costs, protect their users, and drive their businesses forward with the WSSC suite of products and services. These technologies and strategies include delivering the best cloud systems for Private and Partner clouds and establishing the Consumerization of IT scenarios to the enterprise business. Brad reports to Satya Nadella, President of the Server and Tools Business. Since joining Microsoft in 2003, Anderson has had many significant accomplishments, such as leading the System Center product team on a path of continual growth; winning significant market share by strengthening its core product and service offerings, and supporting the innovation of virtualized and online management technologies. His passion for technology and insightful business knowledge has been instrumental in forming strategic partnerships with customers within the industry, collaboration on significant initiatives across Microsoft, and investing in key acquisitions. Prior to Microsoft, Anderson spent 12 years at Novell, most recently serving as Vice President and General Manager of the ZENWorks product line. Anderson graduated Magna Cum Laude in Design Engineering Technology, and graduated with honors with an MBA, both from Brigham Young University. Outside of work, Anderson enjoys spending time with his wife Kim and their five children.