Assessment: Some notes before we start: the term web3 today is sometimes used synonymously to mean cryptocurrency, blockchain tech, virtual reality/augmented reality & the metaverse …
The race to be a leader in the domain of “Web3” intensified on Wednesday as Microsoft published a job opening looking for a director of crypto development …
- According to the posting, the software giant is looking for a business development director to assist the company in the field of cryptocurrencies and – most importantly – “Web 3.0”. The individual will join the company’s AI and Emerging Technologies business development team.
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The AI and Emerging Technologies business development team is responsible for the inorganic growth of Microsoft’s products and services, in these key areas. This role requires an understanding of the Web 3.0 market and you will drive collective impact on growing the business.
Among other responsibilities, Microsoft’s head of crypto would be tasked with the “evaluation of potential acquisitions” and improving “the use of our products and increas[ing] adoption.”
The role would be a senior-level position requiring the individual to work with other “senior members of the Business Development organization” to create “data-driven strategies that will impact both short- and long-term engineering plans and product ideas.”
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