Erwin Visser is General Manager of the Cloud Service Provider (CSP) strategy and GTM for Microsoft Americas. Erwin’s key focus and passion is to enable Microsoft partners in Americas to digitally transform SMB and Corporate customers through worldclass cloud services.
Prior to his current role, Erwin Visser was the General Manager for Enterprise & Industry Marketing, responsible for leading the worldwide marketing strategy for the enterprise segment across commercial and public-sector customers. Before that, Erwin Visser was responsible for the worldwide commercial strategy and marketing of Windows, including the Windows client operating system as well as Windows Phone devices. In this position, Erwin was responsible for the global commercial launch of Windows 7, Windows Phone 7, and Windows 8.1.
In 2006, Erwin transitioned to Microsoft Corporate in Redmond from Microsoft BV in the Netherlands, where he led the Microsoft subsidiary marketing organization as a member of the Dutch leadership team. Erwin grew up in the ranks at Microsoft BV, after starting in a technical pre-sales role, through various Sales and Marketing positions.
Erwin holds a master’s in computer science and a bachelor’s in mathematics from the University of Amsterdam.
In addition to his career, Erwin is passionate about pushing his personal limits and exploring new experiences, countries and cultures. His hobbies include scuba-diving, mountain climbing, skiing, cycling and travel. Key highlights are Erwin’s 2023 successful summit of Mount Everest and his family climb with the 3 oldest children of Mount Rainier in 2021. Sharing his passion for travel and adventure with his children is his biggest joy.