Bob Muglia is Senior Vice President of the Server and Tools Business (STB) a part of the Platforms & Services Division at Microsoft. STB is chartered to deliver Microsoft’s unique vision for information technology professionals and developers: "Empower People across the IT Lifecycle through Integrated Software Innovation." As STB business leader Muglia is responsible for developing and marketing Microsoft’s infrastructure and developer software. This integrated set of products provides the foundation for IT operations security application development and integration. This portfolio includes Microsoft Windows Server SQL Server Visual Studio System Center management products and the Forefront line of business security products.
Muglia is a member of Microsoft’s Senior Leadership Team (which includes Chairman Bill Gates and Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer) that is responsible for shaping the company’s business and technology strategy.
Since joining Microsoft in January 1988 Muglia has served in a variety of positions including managing the development of the MSN network of Internet services and Microsoft Office family of business productivity applications Windows Server applications and productivity appliances such as Pocket PCs eBooks and Tablet PCs. In addition Muglia helped to bring together the Visual Studio family of developer tools and drive the Win32 API customer requirements and product specification for the Microsoft Windows NT operating system.
Before joining Microsoft Muglia was a development manager at ROLM Co. Muglia holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Michigan.