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Riyaz Pishori

I am a principal program manager at Microsoft with over 30 years of experience in the software industry. I work closely with Microsoft researchers and engineers to bring innovations to industry verticals such as agriculture, energy, retail CPG and more.

I also led the development of platform solutions for AI and analytics using industry data.
In addition, I have been involved in various projects related to enterprise management, OSS component management and Windows updates.

Previously, I was a group program manager for Windows Live and Windows Features Platform, where I delivered routing delivery platform and showcased new Windows features via inbox applications in Windows 7.

Before that, I was a senior program manager for Windows Distributed Framework (RPC, COM, OLE, COM+, .net EnterpriseServices), where I shipped numerous features across multiple Windows and Windows Server and .net framework releases.

I started my career as a developer at IBAX, where I developed Windows doctor's office management software.
I have a master's degree in electrical and computer engineering with a focus on artificial intelligence from University of South Carolina and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI).

I am passionate about delivering high-quality products that solve real-world problems and create value for customers.