Mr. Chris Capossela
Information Worker Product Management Group Microsoft
Chris Capossela is a senior vice president in the Microsoft Business Division, responsible for marketing the company's productivity products including Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Exchange, Office Communications Server, Project, Visio and Duet. His responsibilities include defining pricing, packaging, go-to-markets, branding and advertising, as well as developing sales integration and the partner ecosystem.
Capossela has spent more than 18 years at Microsoft in a variety of marketing, technical and field positions. His experiences include running the Microsoft Project business, serving as Bill Gates' speech assistant, and acting as chief of staff to the president of Microsoft EMEA.
Capossela holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and economics from Harvard University. He first became interested in computers when, as a boy, he wrote a reservation system for his family's small Italian restaurant in Boston using dBASE for DOS on an early IBM PC. Capossela lives in Seattle with his wife and two daughters and enjoys movies, playing tennis, and traveling.