Bengaluru, Aug 11: Microsoft today announced the appointment of Sriram Rajamani as new managing director of its India lab. Based in Bengaluru, he will spearhead Microsoft India's continued focus on world-class research, innovation and collaboration with the scientific community, the company said in a release.
He replaces Chandu Thekkath, who was managing director of the lab for two years. Welcoming Sriram, Jeannette Wing, Corporate Vice-President Microsoft Research Labs said "India has one of the fastest growing and most dynamic IT industries, and it's also a unique place in which to do cutting-edge research."
Prior to joining the India lab, Rajamani headed the Software Productivity Tools group within Microsoft's Redmond research lab.