Director of Technology and Standards, Windows Mobile Division, Microsoft Corporation
As Director of Technology
and Standards for Microsoft Windows Mobile Division, Michael Wehrs focuses
on emerging wireless technologies and industry standards, and drives planning
efforts for the development of technology and standards within the Windows
Mobile Division... Before assuming this role, he managed product planning
and market research across the full range of mobile products, and led several
wireless initiatives company-wide... Prior to joining Microsoft, was a Principal
with Ignition Partners, a venture capital firm, where he provided strategic
marketing, technical, and business development counsel to portfolio companies...
Prior to Ignition, Michael held management positions in business development,
technology strategy, marketing, sales and product management for leading technology
companies, including Sony Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Conner Peripherals,
and Archive Corporation... Featured speaker at 3GSM World Congress, CTIA Wireless
2003, CeBit America, and Pervasive 2003... Board member of the Open Mobile
Alliance (OMA), and CTIA's Wireless Internet Caucus and its leadership council.