Yigal is a Principal Program Manager in the Office BI team. Since joining Microsoft, back in 2002, Yigal has held several leading PM positions in various Microsoft products, including the Forefront Threat Management Gateway, Desktop virtualization and in Windows Server private cloud infrastructure. In the last couple of Years, Yigal has been focusing his efforts in making Business Analytics become a native part of Excel and Office 365, enhancing the customers' experience using these advanced capabilities. Prior to joining Microsoft, Yigal was VP R&D of Finjan Software, and helped shaped the future of Internet security in the early days. Yigal holds academic degrees in Electronics, Computer Science, Economics and Philosophy.