Recruited: Microsoft Group Product Planner
The Good Search has successfully recruited Sam Guckenheimer to the role of Microsoft Corporation Group Product Planner for the Microsoft Visual Studio Team System in the Greater Seattle Area. In this capacity, he acts as chief customer advocate, responsible for the end-to-end external design of the next releases of these products. All told, Mr. Guckenheimer has 25 years of experience as architect, developer, tester, product manager, project manager, and general manager in the software industry in the U.S. and Europe. Currently, Sam is the group product planner for Microsoft Visual Studio Team System. Before his role as Microsoft Corporation Group Product Planner, Mr. Guckenheimer was Director of Product Line Strategy at Rational Software Corporation, now the Rational Division of IBM. He holds five patents on software lifecycle tools.
A frequent speaker at industry conferences, Guckenheimer is the author of Software Engineering with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System. He has 25 years experience as architect, developer, tester, product manager, project manager and general manager in the software industry in the US and Europe. Mr. Guckenheimer is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard University.
Guckenheimer lives in the Seattle area with his wife and three children in a sustainable house they build that can be seen in Metropolitan Home magazine
UPDATE: Sam Guckenheimer has successfully served in his role as Visual Studio product owner since we recruited him to Microsoft a decade and a half ago.
About Microsoft Corporation
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