Roz Ho is out as head of Microsoft's Mac Business Unit

Roz Ho is out as head of Microsoft's Mac Business Unit

Summary: On the eve of Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, Microsoft Mac Business Unit Roz Ho is moving to another job, and former DirectX dev manager Craig Eisler is taking over.

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Roz Ho, who has headed up Microsoft's Mac Business Unit (BU) for the past seven years, is moving to the company's Entertainment and Devices unit, Macworld is reporting.

The new Mac BU head is Craig Eisler, who rejoined Microsoft in February 2007 from AOL Wireless. Previously, he was the development manager of DirectX.

In a blog posting announcing his new job on the Mac BU Team Blog, Eisler noted:

"Apple and Microsoft are great partners (have been for over 20 years), and there is still more we and Apple can do together."

Interesting news on the eve of Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference.

Topics: Microsoft, Apple, Hardware

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Mary Jo has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications and Web sites, and is a frequent guest on radio, TV and podcasts, speaking about all things Microsoft-related. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008).

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  • One less Ho at Microsoft

    I'm sorry. I couldn't resist. The set-up was too good.
    tic swayback
    • Too Bad you are wrong

      Roz is just moving to another department in Microsoft, not leaving the company.<br><br>

      "Roz Ho, who has headed up Microsoft?s Mac Business Unit (BU) for the past seven years,<b> is moving to the company?s Entertainment and Devices unit</b>,"
      k12IT
      • Dammit!

        Way to ruin a perfectly good pun.

        What, you actually expect me to read one of Mary Jo's blogs?
        tic swayback