Angela Byers leads the Product Marketing team for Microsoft Project & Visio, leaders in PPM and visual diagramming respectively, with responsibilities across inbound & outbound marketing, sales planning & readiness, and partner ecosystem. Angela has held a range of responsibilities at Microsoft, including Windows & MSN, from strategy & business development to product planning. Prior to joining Microsoft, Angela was a Fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute, McKinsey's business and economics research arm, where she led research projects on the impact of information technologies and innovation on business, the economy, and society. Before MGI, Angela was a consultant at McKinsey, serving clients in the high-tech, media, and non-profit industries on strategy, marketing and sales. Before McKinsey, Angela completed her MS and PhD in Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University.