Microsoft, Director of Strategy and Business Planning, USA
Chris Santini is a mobile computing thought leader with expertise and perspective of business models and technology trends across multiple platforms and distribution strategies in the rapidly evolving mobile media and technology sector.
He is currently the Director of Strategy and Business Planning within the Operating Systems Group at Microsoft Corporation. He leads the strategy, go to market execution, partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, and marketing for the security business.
Prior to working in the OSG security business, Santini had numerous roles of increasing responsibility in the Windows Phone division. Including; partner strategy, product management, mobile operator alliances, and channel marketing. Since joining the company in 2006, he has made critical contributions to many of Microsoft’s key mobile, media and security technologies. Santini graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the State University of NY at Oswego. He lives in Seattle with his wife and two children.