Michael Schultz is passionate about helping small companies take their business online. Michael currently leads U.S. Marketing for Microsoft Office Live (http://www.officelive.com), a Microsoft service for small business with over 300,000 customers. Michael has deep expertise in online marketing and customer acquisition, where the team recently won an OMMA award for best Interstitial Ad.
Michael has written a number of articles and given radio interviews and presentations on how to build successful Web sites and generate business online. At Microsoft he has worked in various worldwide Sales and Marketing roles for a number of real-time technology solutions.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Schultz was senior director of product marketing and channel development for PlaceWare, Inc., which was acquired by Microsoft in 2003 (now called Microsoft Office Live Meeting), and the senior director of product marketing at Voxeo, a startup company that offered hosted IVR, speech recognition and call center solutions for small- and mid-sized companies.
He has also worked as a management consultant and has held senior account services roles at several technology consulting firms. Schultz headed up development of e-commerce and auction sites across a number of industries. At Accenture, Schultz was part of the Financial Services Practice Group, where he provided strategic advice to Fortune 100 companies and published articles in leading industry journals.
Schultz has his M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at
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