Profiling the 50 Most: Corey Rosemond

Corey Rosemond is responsible for driving the strategies and relationships that enable Windows to be a preferred platform for gaming. Corey manages the

Corey Rosemond, Global Gaming Group Manager, Microsoft

evaluation and forecasting of gaming market trends for Windows and works with other industry leaders to ensure that the Windows platform delivers compelling experiences for gamers while also serving as a viable and profitable game development space. In addition, he leads the Games for Windows program which has grown under his leadership to include independent game developers and launch a self-certification program which will grow the program worldwide.
In previous roles at Microsoft, Corey has been responsible for leading the marketing team for Microsoft Casual Games and for providing Business Development leadership in creating in-game advertising deals with game publishers worldwide on Microsoft platforms including MSN Games and Windows Live Messenger games.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Corey spent five years as the head of HP’s Gaming software and services group where he lead the design, launch and growth of the HP Game Console, one of the largest online PC Gaming platforms worldwide with over 50 million clients. Before HP he worked in various PC Gaming Sales and Marketing roles at Microsoft, Dell and Compaq computer which included launching the Dell Dimension XPS line of Gaming PCs and the Compaq X Gaming PC.
Corey graduated from The University of Texas at Austin where he received a Master’s of Business Administration degree in Marketing and Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.