Behrooz Chitsaz is the Director of IP Strategy at Microsoft Research. Behrooz joined Microsoft in 1991 as a Program Manager. During the subsequent 11 years, Behrooz worked on over a dozen Microsoft products including the first 3 versions of Microsoft Exchange, and the Windows 2000 Server. Before joining Microsoft Research in 2002, Behrooz was a Group Program Manager in the Windows Distributed Systems division responsible for the Windows Active Directory Service. After joining Microsoft Research, he lead the Program Management team responsible for technology transfer to Microsoft product groups. In his current role, Behrooz is responsible for establishing strategies to bring Microsoft Research technologies to market.
Articles, Blogs, News, Videos
Video (2011): ScienceCinema: Multimedia Search and Retrieval in the Sciences (37min into video)
Channel9 video (2010): Unlocking Audio/Video Content with Speech Recognition
Microsoft Research article (2011): MAVIS Unlocks Spoken Words
Seattle PI Blog: Microsoft indexes state audio archives
Transcript: A look into Microsoft Research
Microsoft Research article (2006): Why I Work for Microsoft Research