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I’m a giant vat of creative juices.
— David Pogue on why he’s joining Yahoo
The former Windows Phone head is now in charge of Microsoft’s corporate strategy and development.
President, Windows Phone Division
At Microsoft, Andy Lees is leading one of the software giant’s most important initiatives as president of its Windows Phone division. His come-from-behind job includes mobile software and hardware, as well as its key partnership with Nokia. With Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android far in the lead, Lees will need to win in markets globally, especially in Asia.
Posts With Andy Lees
Andy Lees, Microsoft’s vice president of corporate strategy and development, will be stepping down from the position he has held for the past seven months. Lees plans to go on sabbatical to return to his family in the United Kingdom, and will announce his new position at Microsoft later in the summer. Previous to his corp dev role, Lees lead the Windows Phone team, and has held positions in worldwide sales and marketing, and the server and tools divisions. Managing director Marc Brown will lead corp dev, while Charlie Songhurst will remain head of strategy; both will report to Amy Hood.