Microsoft’s New Executives Helping Win At Cloud, AI, Devices
Wade Tyler Millward
Microsoft’s Azure Cognitive Services, Surface products and identity offerings have seen new major hires so far in 2022.
Brian Eshenbrenner joined Microsoft this year as vice president of government operations, according to his LinkedIn.
Eshenbrenner came to Microsoft from Northrop Grumman, according to his LinkedIn. He spent more than two years with the company, leaving with the title of senior director of special programs.
Before Northrop Grumman, he worked at the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for more than 15 years, according to his LinkedIn. He left DARPA in 2019 with the title of director of the Mission Services Office.
In this role, Eshenbrenner managed “a $260M enterprise contract and a $130M enterprise management budget spanning security, facilities, information technology (IT), business policies/processes, management and internal controls, audit readiness, and all other administrative support services,” according to his LinkedIn.
In 2004, he retired from the U.S. Air Force after more than 20 years of active duty, according to his LinkedIn.