Craig Mundie

Craig Mundie
Craig Mundie

Mundie in January 2011
Born July 1, 1949 (1949-07) (age 62)
Cleveland, Ohio
Occupation Microsoft executive

Craig James Mundie (born July 1, 1949 in Cleveland, Ohio[1]) is chief research and strategy officer at Microsoft. He started in its consumer platforms division in 1992, managing the production of Windows CE for hand-held and automotive systems and early console games. In 1997, Mundie oversaw the acquisition of WebTV Networks. He has championed Microsoft Trustworthy Computing and digital rights management.

In 1970, Mundie began his career as an operating system developer for the Data General Nova computer at Systems Equipment Corporation. SEC was subsequently acquired by Data General Corporation, where Mundie later became director of its advanced development facility in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. In 1982, he co-founded Alliant Computer Systems, holding a variety of positions there before becoming CEO. Alliant filed for bankruptcy in 1992.[2]

Mundie holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (1971) and a Master's degree in Information Theory and Computer Science (1972) from Georgia Tech.

Mundie attended a meeting of the Bilderberg Group in Vouliagmeni, Greece from May 14-17 in 2009.[3] He is currently a member of the Steering Committee, which determines the invitation list for the upcoming annual Bilderberg meetings.[4] At the World Economic Forum debate on cyber attacks held in January 2010 in Davos, Switzerland, it was reported that Mundie advocated that individuals be licensed before being allowed to use the Internet.[5]

In April, 2009, President Obama named Mundie as a member of his President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).


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