Kirill Tatarinov is the corporate vice president of the Windows®Enterprise Management Division at Microsoft Corp. He leads the development and marketing efforts for Microsoft®Windows management technologies and products, including Microsoft System Center, Systems Management Server, Microsoft Operations Manager and Microsoft Application Center.
Tatarinov joined Microsoft in 2002 with more than a decade of experience in the systems and network management industry. Most recently, Tatarinov was senior vice president and chief technology officer for BMC Software Inc. Before that, Tatarinov was co-founder, chief architect, and head of research and development for Patrol Software Pty. Ltd., original developer for the PATROL family of products.
In January 2002, Computerworld named Tatarinov one of the business world’s 2002 Premier 100 IT Leaders. This award honors individuals who have had a positive impact on their organizations through the use of technology.
Tatarinov grew up in Moscow, Russia, and holds a master’s diploma in systems engineering from Moscow University of Transport Engineering (MIIT) and an MBA from Houston Baptist University. He serves on the board of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Texas Chapter, whose mission is to help the world’s children.
Tatarinov lives in the Seattle area with his wife and two children. Outside work, he spends his time skiing and is a Level-1 ski instructor, certified by the Professional Ski Instructors of America.