Microsoft is a technology company whose mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft strives to create local opportunity, growth, and impact in every country around the world. Its strategy is to build best-in-class platforms and productivity services for an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge infused with artificial intelligence (“AI”).
Founded in 1975, we operate worldwide and have offices in more than 100 countries. We develop, license, and support a wide range of software products, services, and devices that deliver new opportunities, greater convenience, and enhanced value to people’s lives. We offer an array of services, including cloud-based services, to consumers and businesses. We design, manufacture, and sell devices that integrate with our cloud-based services.
As of June 30, 2017, we employed approximately 124,000 people on a full-time basis.