Michael Wehrs

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.