Helmut Panke: Executive, Scientist, and Microsoft Board Member

Posted by John Seethoff
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel

Dr. Helmut Panke joined the Microsoft board of directors in 2003, bringing his insights about international business and brand building from an illustrious career at BMW which culminated in his leading that company from 2002 to 2006.  He recently sat down for an interview  for another installment of our profiles on Microsoft’s Channel 9 featuring our board of directors. 

In his interview, Dr. Panke discusses topics including how he came to be Chairman and CEO of BMW, his scientific background, what it’s like to be a member of the Microsoft board, and offers a behind the scenes view of how the board operates.

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