Raza Syed

Raza Syed
Raza is a seasoned executive with recognized history of leading multifunctional global software & services organizations. This includes consistently developing new enterprise & consumer technologies that are being used by tens of millions of users worldwide. Currently Raza leads the PM organization responsible for Office 365 suite user experience, experimentation platform and live site. O365 is the fastest growing cloud service that includes cloud versions of Exchange, Lync and SharePoint, along with Microsoft Office 2010 desktop applications and Yammer. O365 has millions of paying WW users and multi-billion dollars in yearly revenue. Prior to this Raza was General Manager of Product Management and operations in the Xbox division. Raza led the organization responsible for the roadmap, P&L, and business operations for the TV (Mediaroom, Xbox, TV Cloud Services) & DRM (Windows Media DRM, PlayReady) products and services. Raza was also Engineering GM for Windows mobile operator engineering team. In this role, he led the organization responsible for successful commercialization & engineering of key video streaming OS components for various releases of Windows Mobile and Windows Phone.