Microsoft unveils biggest reshuffle in years; Myerson exits

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Terry Myerson, Microsoft Executive Vice President of the Windows and Devices Group speaks about Microsoft's Windows 10 "Creators Update" at a live Microsoft event in the Manhattan borough of New York City, October 26, 2016.

Nadella announced the formation of two new engineering teams to accelerate innovation at Microsoft.

Rajesh Jha is set to lead the experience and devices teams, which will focus on creating a cohesive end-user experience, no matter what devices users are on.

Windows 10 has been adopted by almost 700 million users, the outgoing Windows chief Terry Myerson inadvertently revealed. New teams are also being formed, all with the goal of helping the Windows ecosystem reach its maximum potential.

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"With change comes transition, and one transition we have been planning for is for Terry Myerson to pursue his next chapter outside Microsoft", wrote Nadella. Myerson's departure also marks the end of WDG (Windows Devices Group) from the company's portfolio.

All of this was wrapped up with a note from Nadella posted to Microsoft which said that "To truly get the best impact from our efforts, we will have to push ourselves to transcend Conway's law".

An interesting sign thus far is head of the Windows Insider program Dona Sarkar penning the latest Windows blog with Brandon LeBlanc and asking Windows 10 Insiders to sign for testing Office.

Panos Panay, who now has the title of chief product officer. Alex Kipman, inventor of HoloLens and other devices, will lead a new AI Perception and Mixed Reality team that brings Microsoft's efforts in speech, vision, mixed reality and other perception capabilities under one umbrella. Myerson has been with the company since 1997, although he's only been in charge of Windows since 2013.

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Some responsibilities that were previously the purview of Gurdeep Singh Pall, head of Business AI at Microsoft, are also being transitioned as part of the reorg. Still, under Nadella, who took over in 2014, the company has stayed relevant and boosted sales by focusing on cloud services and subscription versions of its popular work tools. Harry Shum will continue to lead Microsoft third's engineering team, AI + Research. Dubbed AI and Ethics in Engineering and Research (AETHER), the project will have the joint aims of preventing Skynet and covering Microsoft's ass from a legal standpoint.

Jason Zander, who is being promoted from corporate vice president of Azure to executive vice president.

Nadella told employees he would be releasing more plans around the re-org next week in a special company Q&A session.

"We'll talk more about these changes at the Q&A next week and the important work ahead", Nadella said.

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