Rolando Jimenez Salgado

Rolando is a Lead Program Manager in the Office Development Platform team leading the investments in contextual experiences inside Office clients (a.k.a. Apps for Office) as well as in providing building blocks for developers (a.k.a. Office Web Widgets). He joined Office in 2005 and since then his focus has been on developer tools, programmability and system integration frameworks. In Office 2013 he led the new apps for Office framework as part of the Office 365 cloud app model. He led the developer story for the new Business Connectivity Services in Office and SharePoint 2010 and also contributed features for external data integration like External Lists and External Content Types. Before joining the Office division he worked on various Microsoft business solution products including Duet for Microsoft Office, Dynamics AX, Dynamics GP and the Microsoft Business Network.