Microsoft Philippines, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of US-based Microsoft Corporation, was established in August 30, 1995. As the world’s leading software provider, Microsoft strives to produce innovative products that meet the customers’ evolving needs. At the same time, it understands that long-term success is about more than making great products.
Microsoft’s vision is to “Empower people through great software – anytime, anywhere, and on any device.” To date, the company envisions making each product for an easier and more enjoyable personal computing experience; while providing enterprises with more efficient solutions to maximize productivity.
Microsoft Philippines conducts business through its network of more than 1,600 partners and resellers. This healthy ecosystem employs more than 12,000 people. Microsoft continues to be instrumental in growing the local software economy. Acknowledging the talent of the Filipino, the Microsoft Global Outsourcing Group has tapped a number of BPO organizations located in the Philippines, employing around 3,500 people.
The mission of the company - “To enable people and business throughout the world to realize their full potential” - is evident in the numerous citizenship programs it runs in the country. In the past six years, more than 100 million pesos have been invested into Partners In Learning, where 40,000 teachers and 3.2 million students have been trained to use the latest in technology to improve the learning process in public schools.