Microsoft wishes its Partners a Happy New Year – in a new Live Tile way

First of all A Happy New Year to you from all of us at TheWindowsClub. And the news is that Microsoft has wished its Partners a Happy New Year. but this time in a new and innovative way – in Live Tile format.

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On their MSDN blog, they have embedded a live tile like interface, each tile representing a Microsoft executive. One can click on any of the tiles to see the New Year wishes from that executive.  Here is an example!

 

Happy New Year

 

In case, you don’t recognize who they are, here is the list of Microsoft executives who are in the video.

  • Kevin Turner – Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft
  • Vahe Torossian – Corporate Vice President – SMS&P, Microsoft
  • Jon Roskill – Corporate Vice President – Partner Channel, Microsoft
  • Satya Nadella – President – Server & Tools Business, Microsoft
  • Julie Bennani – General Manager – Partner Channel, Microsoft
  • Karl Noakes – General Manager – Partner Channel, Microsoft
  • Geoff Nyheim – Vice President – SMS&P Corporate Accounts, Microsoft
  • Thomas Hansen – Vice President – Small & Medium Business, Microsoft
  • David Smith – General Manager – Small & Medium Business, Microsoft
  • Marco Limena – Vice President – Hosting Services, Microsoft
  • Robert Jones – General Manager – Tele-Management & Inside Sales, Microsoft
  • Rich Kaplan – Corporate Vice President – Customer & Partner Advocacy, Microsoft.

Here’s what they have to say,

Thank you again to all of you for another incredible year in 2012 together. I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to work with you all again this past year, and while 2013 brings with it it’s new opportunities, changes and challenges as well, I look forward to another phenomenal year in 2013, building the joint success of Microsoft and our partners together!

You can watch all the videos using this YouTube playlist or head over to MSDN blog to see the live tile interface.

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