Microsoft has hired Manik Gupta, Uber’s former chief product officer, to oversee a new consumer version of the company’s Teams messaging and videoconferencing software. In an internal email, Micrososft corporate vice president Jeff Teper said that Gupta will start at Microsoft at the end of August as a corporate vice president for Teams Consumer, Skype and GroupMe. Gupta, who was also a...
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