Terry Myerson is executive vice president of the Operating Systems group (OSG). Myerson and his team are responsible for the software platform, apps and games that are showcased on Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox as well as the Internet of Things. OSG also builds the Universal Store for Microsoft customers to buy apps and devices as well as Microsoft Studios, which brings Halo, Forza Motorsports, Gears of War, Fable and many other incredible experiences to life.
Prior to leading the Operating Systems group, Myerson led the Windows Phone team, which won multiple industry awards for design, innovation and customer satisfaction with its launch in 2010. Previously, Myerson led the Exchange team for eight years, during which time it became the world’s most popular business communications system.
At age 21, Myerson founded Intersé Corp., one of the first Web software companies. Intersé software helped customers analyze their website activity in order to make better business decisions. Myerson joined Microsoft when the company acquired Intersé in 1997.
Myerson earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Duke University. He lives in Washington state with his wife and three children.