Corporate Vice President, Microsoft
As the Corporate Vice President of the Microsoft Teams Calling, Meeting and Devices group, Lan Ye leads a team of program managers and engineers who are obsessed with making workplace communication simpler and more inclusive.
She joined Microsoft out of college and worked on a wide range of consumer and enterprise products including Windows Media, Digital Rights Management, Zune, Windows Phone, mobile gaming, Skype, Lync and incubation projects. In recent years, she led the convergence and transformation of the Microsoft’s Unified Communication strategy from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. She drove discipline excellence, budgets and innovation throughout the journey.
Before that, Lan worked as General Manager, Intelligent Communications, Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business. She has profound depth and breadth in software development, engineering excellence, devices technologies, in addition to her insurmountable achievements in calling, media, and protocol technology.
Lan majors both in Computer Science and Studio Arts specialties, Middlebury College, that makes her unique to think both sides, wearing engineering hat when tackling execution of development for many products in unified communications area, wearing customers hat, and cultural hat when seeking feedback from end users, and also focusing her products not only in technology side, but also in human side.