Home » News & Blogs » GeekWire Podcast: The shared orbits of Microsoft and Amazon, and the tech industry’s future in space
Bookmark and Share
Geekwire

GeekWire Podcast: The shared orbits of Microsoft and Amazon, and the tech industry’s future in space

16 Oct 2021, 15:36 UTC
GeekWire Podcast: The shared orbits of Microsoft and Amazon, and the tech industry’s future in space
(200 words excerpt, click title or image to see full post)

GeekWire Illustration
Plenty of well-known tech leaders have jumped from Microsoft and Amazon over the years. So what does it say about the evolution of the companies that one of Amazon’s most senior executives is now working at Microsoft?
Former Amazon Web Services leader Charlie Bell’s new gig at Microsoft is our first topic on this week’s GeekWire Podcast, now that he has been cleared to start in his role, leading a newly formed Microsoft cybersecurity engineering organization.

Our guest commentator is a different Charlie with experience at both companies.
Charlie Kindel
Charlie Kindel worked for many years as a Microsoft general manager in areas including its server and mobile businesses, before jumping into the world of startups and ending up at Amazon, where he led mobile payments and built the Alexa Smart Home organization. After working as chief product and technology officer at home automation company SnapOne, previously Control4, he’s now an independent advisor and consultant to space and satellite startups.
Bell’s move reflects the evolution of Microsoft’s culture, Kindel says on the show.
“If he had done this 10 years ago, my answer would be completely different, because there’s no way he would be happy, there’s no way ...

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod