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With a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Building on our proud over 30-year history, Microsoft Switzerland is committed to driving inclusive economic growth, protecting fundamental rights, creating a sustainable future, and earning trust through partnerships.  

Our growth mindset pushes continuous evolution and innovation, to build resilience, impact, and relevance for our customers. With our team of more than 1,000 experts and our network of 4,600 partner organizations, we empower our customers of all sizes and from all industries to realize their full potential as they embark on their unique digital transformation journey to achieve more with less. 


Microsoft Circle Entrance

Year of foundation: 1989
Country Manager: Catrin Hinkel
Employees: approx. 1000

Microsoft operates its own data centers in Switzerland, enabling customers to securely store data in the Microsoft Cloud. In close cooperation with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich and EPFL Lausanne, Microsoft conducts research and development in its own Mixed Reality & AI Lab as well as in the Swiss Joint Research Center. In 2022, Microsoft Switzerland opened its Microsoft Technology Center at its new headquarters in The Circle at the Zurich Airport. This newly created space delivers immersive industry experiences and deep technical engagement focused on business outcomes for customers.  

The company is governed by its 15 member Swiss Leadership Team, and has Catrin Hinkel, Country General Manager, at the helm since May 2021. Together, with over 1,000 colleagues working in Bern, Geneva, and Zurich, the team is highly committed to furthering impactful cloud transformation strategies and partnerships for customers in Switzerland.