General Manager, Azure Edge Devices, Microsoft
In his role as General Manager – Azure Edge Devices, Moe Tanabian leads a multidisciplinary organization that includes engineering, product management, program management, design, and ecosystem. The team has a clear mandate to create new markets, products & technologies in IoT/Edge AI through integration of platforms from silicon to service.
Prior to joining Microsoft, he worked for Samsung as CDO and Corporate Vice President of Smart Devices and IoT Platforms where he developed several new categories of AI- and IoT-based products that integrate HW, SW and various forms of AI, including smart speakers, robots, ambient intelligent spaces, smart fridges, and more. Before Samsung, Moe worked for Amazon and built the Amazon Android Appstore for Kindle Fire tablets, among other things.
Moe started tinkering with Digital and Analog Electronics and wrote his first line of code when he was a young teenager. In college, he was trained as an engineer and worked as a software engineer for over a decade. Later in his career, he developed a great sense of respect for and interest in design and how great design can make or break a new product. He is a Senior member of the IEEE.