HP hires Microsoft open-source veteran Bill Hilf

Bill Hilf, the executive who helped Microsoft warm up to open-source technologies nearly a decade ago, has left the company to join Hewlett-Packard. Hilf has joined HP as its vice president of converged cloud products and services. He actually made the move over the summer, but it hadn’t previously been reported. HP executive Margaret Dawson mentioned the… Read More


How a high-five changed this Microsoft GM’s life, and helped a bunch of kids

Bill Hilf spends his days as a general manager for Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud computing platform, based in Redmond. He spends his nights, weekends, vacations and spare moments running a program that uses basketball and other team sports to teach homeless and imprisoned kids in the Philippines about teamwork, friendship, commitment, trust and other values… Read More