O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference - March 3-6, 2006 - San Diego, CA
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Speaker

Christopher Payne
Microsoft, Inc.
http://www.microsoft.com

Christopher Payne is corporate vice president of MSN Search at Microsoft Corp., focusing on delivering the best search experience for its customers and helping them find the information that is important to them whether it is online or on their PC. His previous role was vice president of MSN.com, where his team consisted of MSN Search, the MSN.com home page, MSN Autos, MSN Entertainment, MSNBC, Slate, and the MSN Channels properties.

Payne rejoined Microsoft in 2001 after spending three years with Amazon.com, where he led the building of a number of groups within Amazon that focused on video, electronics, software, and wireless. Before his stint at Amazon.com, Payne worked for eight years at Microsoft marketing four versions of Microsoft Access.

Payne earned a bachelor of arts degree in history from Dartmouth College in 1990. Originally from Kentucky, he lives in Seattle with his wife and two children.

  Christopher Payne


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