Microsoft's BI general manager leaving

Bill Baker helped develop Office PerformancePoint Server

Bill Baker, Microsoft Distinguished Engineer and general manager of business intelligence applications for the Microsoft Office Business Platform team, is leaving the company, Microsoft announced Tuesday.

Baker, who led the team that built the Office PerformancePoint Server and has led the SQL Server BI unit, will be leaving at the end of August to become CTO of Visible Technologies. Visible Technologies provides online brand management services and tools such as blog monitoring and word-of-mouth marketing. Baker joined Microsoft in 1996 as general manager of the Internet Application Server Group. He also led teams that designed and developed SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, SQL Server Reporting Services and SQL Server Notification Services.

"Bill will help ensure a smooth transition takes place allowing Microsoft to continue providing strong BI and performance management solutions for customers and build on the strong momentum achieved within the industry," the company said in a statement.

Microsoft did not respond to a request for information about plans for Baker's replacement.

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