Xbox staff are celebrating Phil Spencer’s 30th anniversary at Microsoft, the place he has labored throughout many roles however most notably on its Xbox consoles and gaming division.
Whereas 2020 marks the 30 yr anniversary of Spencer’s full-time employment with Microsoft, his first ties with the corporate had been an internship starting in 1988, which led right into a job supply when he graduated.
Whereas working in Microsoft’s inner sport publishing division, Spencer labored on video games like Fable and Rise of Nations, and was an affect on lots of Microsoft’s greatest gaming franchises.
Spencer took over as head of Xbox after the underwhelming launch of the Xbox One, and oversaw the launches of the One S and One X editions of the console.
Now in his 30th yr on the firm, Phil Spencer is overseeing the launch of the a lot anticipated Xbox Collection X, which has promised to be an enormous step up in console expertise. Whereas he is seeking to oversee extra console launches but, Spencer has additionally talked a few purpose to construct Xbox as a model past simply the console.
For extra on Spencer’s historical past with Microsoft, try GameSpot’s latest profile of the Xbox lead.