Director, Application Virtualization
Bill, as Director of Product Management for the Application Virtualization technology, oversees future product and market strategy and planning for all of Microsoft’s desktop and server application virtualization technologies. Bill joined Microsoft in July of 2006 as part of the acquisition of Softricity, a Boston-based pioneer in the virtualization market. During his 4 years with Softricity, Bill served as VP of Product Marketing and Management, leading product and strategic directions for the company as it grew from zero revenue to over $20M. Since joining Microsoft, in addition to leading the application virtualization team, Corrigan led the System Center Configuration Manager product management teams, launching SCCM 4.0 in late 2007. Prior to his Softricity/Microsoft career, Mr. Corrigan served as the Vice President of Product Marketing and Business Development for Infoteria, a Boston-based company delivering XML-based Business Process Automation software. During the late 90s and early 2000, Corrigan led Product Management and Marketing at Calico Commerce, a San Jose-based B2B infrastructure company. Earlier in his career, Mr. Corrigan spent 10 years at Lotus and IBM in a variety of sales and marketing positions, focusing on the Notes and Domino collaboration software, with particular emphasis on Application Development. Mr. Corrigan holds a dual Bachelor's of Science degree in Management Information Systems and Finance from Boston University. He currently spends time in both the main Microsoft campus in Redmond and the newly-opened R&D Center in the midst of the MIT campus at One Memorial Drive in Cambridge, MA.