Douglas Phillips

CVP, Azure Storage, Media & Edge at Microsoft

Douglas Phillips is Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Azure Edge + Platform (E+P), responsible for managing a globally distributed team of engineers who support the foundation of Azure, along with billions of monthly active Windows devices worldwide. Azure E+P teams build Microsoft’s operating systems (OS), engineering systems, and edge products that span cloud-to-edge and edge-to-cloud.Douglas joined Microsoft in 2015 as Corporate Vice President of Azure Storage, Media & Edge with a product portfolio spanning from one of the largest distributed systems on the planet to a single 1U Microsoft first-party appliance enabling “just enough Azure” at the edge. Prior to joining Microsoft, Douglas held leadership positions at Oracle and VMware, which he joined through their acquisition of Akimbi systems, along with co-founding and leading Silicon Valley startups from inception through acquisition.


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  • CVP, Azure Storage, Media & Edge

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