James Phillips

James Phillips is a leader of the company’s Business Applications Group – a product development organization with over 5,000 team members spanning the globe. _x000D_ _x000D_ His teams build and operate Microsoft’s SaaS, aPaaS and developer PaaS services, including Dynamics 365, Stream, the Power aPaaS platform (Power BI, PowerApps, Flow, Common Data Service), and a wide range of Azure services including AppService, Functions, LogicApps, API Management and Media Services. _x000D_ _x000D_ Phillips joined Microsoft in 2012 as a strategy advisor to Satya Nadella, then president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division._x000D_ _x000D_ Prior to joining Microsoft, Phillips was founder and CEO of multiple software companies; held engineering, product management, corporate development and marketing leadership roles at Intel, VMware and Synopsys; and spent two years as a technology investment banker with UBS PaineWebber advising public and private software companies on M&A strategy and execution._x000D_