Checking in with Cindy Bates and Microsoft SMB…

By general
In Channel
December 13, 2012

/ SMB Nation

I’ve never seen Microsoft VP of SMB&D Cindy Bates so enthusiastic about the SMB business and Microsoft’s action-packed calendar of product launches this fiscal year. Bates has been with Microsoft for nearly 14 years, holds an MBA from Harvard, and is one of the more passionate executives I’ve come across when it comes to the opportunity for channel partners in SMB. In a recent interview at her Microsoft offices at Lincoln Square in Bellevue, WA, Bates and I enjoyed a wide-ranging conversation, which highlighted a year of achievements and accomplishments that the tech giant has experienced, both overall and specific to the partner channel.

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