Whatâ€™s better than working with a talented group of engineers in data mining? How about working with the guy who created data mining in the first place? Rakesh Agrawal, who is credited with creating data mining (the science of extracting trends from large and often disparate databases), joined us as a technical fellow in the company's Search Labs. I thought to myself, â€œHow cool!â€�
I then began to wonder about some of the other tech celebrities wandering halls on campus. So I began looking around and found a few interesting tidbits.
Check out these links:
- Microsoft Game Studios Acquires Video Game Luminary Peter Molyneuxâ€™s Lionhead Studios
- Ray Ozzie, the creator of IBM Corp.â€™s Lotus Notes
- Jean Paoli, Microsoft XML architect and co-creator of the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) XML 1.0 standard
What makes Microsoft such a great opportunity is the people you work with.