Amy Hood

MPW 2019. 16. Amy Hood
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    CFO and EVP
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Microsoft’s epic tran­sition into a cloud-­computing giant would not have been possible without Hood, who works closely with CEO Satya Nadella. She convinced Wall Street that Microsoft should invest heavily in cloud, and analysts are now projecting that the resulting Azure business is giving rival Amazon its toughest competition ever. The stock continues to reach record highs, with the market cap topping $1 trillion.

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