Eran Megiddo


Maximal Learning

Capping off a 21 year career at Microsoft, Eran is in the process of founding his second edtech startup. Until recently Eran was CTO for the Windows and Devices group and the Corporate Vice President for Education at Microsoft. During his tenure leading Microsoft’s education efforts, he helped deliver products such as Windows for Education, Microsoft 365 for Education, Intune for Education, Microsoft Teams for Education, Microsoft Learning Tools, Reading Coach, and OneNote Class Notebook. He also led the acquisitions of Flipgrid, DataSense, and ChalkUp. Collectively these products reach and help hundreds of millions of students worldwide.Prior to these roles, Eran held numerous leadership positions including leading the product and engineering teams for Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Whiteboard, To-Do, and Visio. Earlier, Eran was instrumental in the development of Microsoft’s Business Intelligence product offerings. Before joining Microsoft, Eran was Founder & CTO of two startups: Maximal Innovative Intelligence, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2001 and Memad, an Ed-Tech startup focusing on math education.Eran began his professional career serving the better half of a decade in Israel’s elite 8200 military intelligence technology unit leading teams delivering mission critical products and solutions.

Monday, April 17, 2023

2:00 pm
2:40 pm

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