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Petra JENNER Geschäftsführerin, Microsoft Österreich GmbH, Wien

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 Petra Jenner has been General Manager of Microsoft Austria since 1 February 2009. She is in charge of 340 employees and is responsible for the Austrian partner business system, which includes over 5,000 companies and around 5 billion euros added value. Her motto is "do as you would be done by". Before joining Microsoft Austria Jenner, who was born in Germany, worked from early 2004 in the management of the Israeli-American security specialists Check Point Software Technologies in Munich, where she was Regional Director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland; in 2008 she also took over responsibility for other countries in northern Europe, making her manager of the largest region in Europe. A business management and computer science graduate, Jenner had previously been managing director of Pitoval GmbH in Munich, and gained further experience from the 1990s onwards in companies such as iMediation, Informix Software and Sybase. In her free time she likes to travel, dance, ski and do yoga. She is married and moved to Vienna at the beginning of 2009.

Memberships

Amerikanische Handelskammer in Österreich, Vorsitzende des Kuratoriums
Modul University Vienna, Advisory Board New Media Technology
respACT austrian business council for sustainable development, Vorstandsmitglied
IV Ausschuss für Gesellschaftspolitik
IV Ausschuss für Bildung, Innovation und Forschung