Microsoft has hired Qualcomm Technologies executive Margaret L (Peggy) Johnson as executive vice president of Business Development.
She will be reporting to Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella.
At Qualcomm, she most recently served as executive vice president of Qualcomm Technologies and president of global market development, responsible for commercializing new business opportunities and developing strategic relationships.
At Microsoft, Johnson will be responsible for driving strategic business deals and partnerships across various industries with key customers, strategic innovation partners, OEMs, key accounts, third-party publishers and industry influencers.
During her time at Qualcomm, Johnson held various leadership positions across engineering, sales, marketing and business development, and played an instrumental role in launching the world’s first large-scale mobile app store.