Karan Rao is an expert in leading the product vision, crafting the technical strategy, and driving the development and execution of products that span across cross-functional teams. Currently, he is a Senior Product Manager at Microsoft responsible for the Microsoft Cloud Marketplace and Gaming. Prior to his current role, Karan holds Product and business technology consulting experience with Intel, Accenture, and Salesforce. Karan is highly skilled in formulating in-depth qualitative and quantitative customer research, orchestrating product experimentation to validate key metrics, and carrying out data analysis to draw out meaningful insights. In addition, he graduated with a Master's degree in Information Management and Systems from the University of California, Berkeley.