Sr. Director, Product Marketing, Visual Studio
With over twelve years at Microsoft, Nicole currently leads product marketing for Visual Studio and the .NET Framework. She joined the Visual Studio business over five years ago to run global sales strategy and execution. Nicole started her career at Microsoft on the Office division serving in a variety of roles including product management, product planning and sales strategy for Microsoft Office, SharePoint and Project. She was responsible for launching Office 2007 in EMEA and the first version of Microsoft Project Server globally. Prior to joining Microsoft, Nicole worked in product management at a startup delivering hosted CRM offerings for small businesses. Nicole started her career as a consultant for Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. She holds an MBA at the University of Michigan and lived in London for almost seven years while fulfilling a commitment at Microsoft. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys yoga and running and spending time with her two young daughters.