Michael Gartenberg : From Analyst to Evangelist… Let’s get it started!

Michael Gartenberg formerly working for Jupiter Research joins Microsoft as an evangelist … and changes blog …

… After working as an industry analyst for more than decade, I’m leaving JupiterResearch to join Microsoft as an enthusiast evangelist. What is an enthusiast evangelist? Our job is to find, engage and work with enthusiasts and other influencers and show them all the cool stuff that Microsoft is doing. In short, it’s our job to act as the bridge between Microsoft and end users. I’ll be based in NY but will have close ties to folks like Jeff Sandquist in Redmond.

It seems career changes for me are tied to major OS releases. When I first joined Gartner in 1995, Windows 95 was on the verge of launching. When I left, it was Windows 2000 that had been recently released. When I first joined Jupiter, XP was the new operating system on the block and Mac OS X had just done the 10.1 release that brought it to the masses. It seems only fitting that the launch of Vista marks the beginning of the next stage in my career. …

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