Kumar is a Director of Programs within Microsoft’s Office of Legal Compliance and focuses on working with sales & marketing, operations, finance, and legal teams to design the partner compliance program. Kumar joined Microsoft in 2003 where he has focused on auditing the sales & marketing subsidiaries, designing global compliance programs to address international sales deal execution and third party risks. He holds the CIA, CISA, CISSP, CIPP, and CCEP professional certifications. Prior to joining Microsoft, Kumar was part of Sprint Telecommunication’s Internal Audit team for 2.5 years and has served as a Product Manager for a software development company in India for eight years. Kumar holds a Bachelors of Electronics and Communication Engineering from Anna University, India and a MBA from Kansas State University.