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Dr. Dorothee RITZ General Manager, Microsoft Austria, Vienna


1987-1990 Journalist, Süddeutsche Zeitung
1987-1994 Studies, Law, University Munich
1990 Journalist, Gruner + Jahr, Madrid
1994-1995 LL.M., Master in European Community Law, University of London
1995 Trainee, Bertelsmann AG, Gütersloh
1996-1997 Business Manager, VP AOL and Bertelsmann New Media, AOL Bertelsmann Online Europa GmbH and BAG New Media, Hamburg
1996-1998 Promotion in European Online Law (Dr. jur.), University Würzburg
1998 -2000 Director Business Affairs and Member, Executive Board AOL Australia, AOL Bertelsmann, Online Services, Sydney
2000-2003 Executive Vice President Bertelsmann Capital, Strategic Alliances & Marketing and Board Member Bertelmann Capital Division, Bertelsmann AG, Munich, London
2003-2004 Founding Member of the German Xchanging Business, Xchanging GmbH, Frankfurt
2004-2008 Director MSN and General Manager, Online Services Group, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH, Munich
2008-2011 General Manager Deutschland, Consumer & Online and Member, Executive Board Microsoft GmbH, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH, Munich
2012-2015 Senior Director Business Strategy, Microsoft International
since 2015 General Manager, Microsoft Österreich GmbH, Vienna


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