Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Know Our People - Sivaramakrishnan Somasegar

As senior vice president of the Developer Division at Microsoft, S. Somasegar leads the teams responsible for providing tools and developer platform technologies targeted at developers, designers and teams involved in software development. This includes the Microsoft .NET developer platform that provides a consistent programming model spanning client, Web, server, device and services platform, Silverlight, the Visual Studio family of products, and Expression Studio.

Somasegar is also responsible for the Web server platform including Internet Information Services (IIS), Media Server and Commerce Server. His team also owns MSDN and TechNet online properties to enable a deep connection with the developer and IT professional audience.
In addition, Somasegar oversees the Microsoft India Development Center (IDC) in Hyderabad, India, and the Microsoft Canada Development Center (MCDC) in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Somasegar joined Microsoft in 1989, and worked on eight different operating system releases before heading up the Developer Division.

Before joining Microsoft, Somasegar was a graduate student in computer engineering at the State University of New York in Buffalo. He holds a master's degree in computer engineering from Louisiana State University, USA and a bachelor's degree in electronics and communication engineering from Guindy Engineering College, Anna University, Chennai, India.
In November 2006, Somasegar was awarded an honorary doctorate (honoris causa) by Anna University, India. In February 2008, he was awarded the Asian American Engineer of the Year Award.


Satish said...

Hi Ratan,

Nice compilation. Keep going..wait to see more people.


தங்கம் பழனி said...

வாழ்த்துக்கள்.. வாழ்த்துகள்..!

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