Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) is an American public multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services predominantly related to computing through its various product divisions. Established on April 4, 1975 to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800, Microsoft rose to dominate the home computer operating system market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, followed by the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems. Microsoft would also come to dominate the office suite market with Microsoft Office. The company has diversified in recent years into the video game industry with the Xbox and its successor, the Xbox 360 as well as into the consumer electronics and digital services market with Zune, MSN and the Windows Phone OS. In May 2011, Microsoft Corporation acquired Skype Communications for $8.5 billion dollars.
The Licensing Sales Specialist (LSS) is a sales role that works as part of the Microsoft Account Team as a specialist resource to translate customer software requirements into licensing solutions. Success in the role includes growing the licensing annuity business, closing deals within guidance, and increasing customer satisfaction. This success is measured by meeting or exceeding sales objectives such as: revenue, deal renewal, up sell/cross sell and services attach. Success also depends upon efficiency and effectiveness in the contracting process and mastering the operational complexities required to get deals billed.
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