Microsoft;s Limitless Potential (UP) group has a new Corporate Vice President: Amit Mital, the previous Basic Manager of the Reside Mesh and Developer Platform unit.Mital, a 15-year Microsoft veteran, is reporting to Anoop Gupta, whose title is “Corporate Vice President,Buy Office Professional Plus 2010
, Microsoft Unlimited Possible Group, Education Product Group, Technology Policy and Strategy.” Gupta took over last year as head of UP when Microsoft Windows veteran Will Poole retired from his last Microsoft post, where he worked on emerging-market initiatives.Mital will be focusing on the mobile space, among others,Windows 7 Home Basic 64
, as part of his new job. More on Mital;s responsibilities, from his bio on Microsoft;s Web site:“Mital works collaboratively across the company;s core groups, including Windows, Office and Mobile Communications,Windows 7 Home Premium Key
, as well as key field and segment organizations. Within the Unlimited Potential Group, he is taking a leadership role in the strategic development areas of mobile phones, shared-access computing, low-cost computing and education solutions for emerging markets.”Microsoft has shown off various mobile offerings aimed at emerging-market users, including phones used as healthcare information hubs. Microsoft also is working on a new Microsoft technology codenamed Kojax that is aimed primarily at helping developers create applets for emerging-market customers using mobile phones as their primary “Mobile First” compute environments.The Limitless Possible team is the group that pioneered Windows Starter Edition, FlexGo licensing, StartKey and other products and projects aimed at bringing Microsoft technology to individuals in developing nations. It is also the team that has worked along with the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) initiative to get Windows on XO laptops.Microsoft recently moved the Live Mesh staff,Buy Office 2010 Key
, of which Mital was the basic manager, under Steven Sinofsky, who is in charge of Windows and Windows Live engineering.According to a Microsoft spokesperson,Thomas Sabo Leather Necklace
, Mital joined the Unlimited Possible group in late 2008. The announcement of hiis new post was added to Microsoft;s collection of bios on February 17.