Craig Mundie is senior advisor to the CEO of Microsoft Corporation, where he works on strategic projects within the company, and on technology strategy and policy. His planned retirement from Microsoft will occur at the end of 2014. Craig has spent his career building startups in various fields, including minicomputing, supercomputing, consumer electronics, education, healthcare, and robotics. He joined Microsoft in 1992 to develop non-PC software platform technologies. Prior to his current role, Craig served as Microsoft’s chief research and strategy officer, where his responsibilities included oversight of Microsoft research, intellectual property strategy, technology policy, and product incubation activities. Craig has long been Microsoft’s principal technology-policy liaison to major governments. He served on the U.S. President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee for 10 years and on the Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age. Mundie remains a member of President Barack Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, is a member of the Markle Initiative for America’s Economic Future, and serves on the boards of the Institute for Systems Biology and Raintree Oncology Corporation.