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Microsoft acquired Tony Bates along with its purchase of Skype. He's been running Skype and has moved up the ranks recently as the head of business development and evangelism. Mary Jo Foley says he's near the top.
Tami Reller is a 12-year veteran of Microsoft and is Executive VP of Marketing for the Windows team.
Satya Nadella has the advantage of having served in several management positions aorund Microsoft and is now president of the Server and Tools Business.