Michael Wetter is a Managing Director in the Corporate Development team at Microsoft. Microsoft's Corporate Development team sources, evaluates and executes acquisitions, strategic investments, joint ventures and divestiture transactions for Microsoft globally. Michael joined Microsoft’s Corporate Development team in 2007 and has advised on transactions across each of Microsoft's Engineering Groups. Microsoft is an active acquirer and has closed over 100 acquisitions in the past 10 years, complementing a broad range of products and initiatives, most notably GitHub, LinkedIn and Minecraft. Prior to joining Microsoft, Michael was an investment banker in JPMorgan’s Mergers & Acquisitions group in San Francisco, focused on technology and digital media transactions. Michael lives in Seattle with his wife and three children.