Judson Althoff has been named Microsoft’s president of North America sales and marketing and corporate VP, a job he will start March 29. He’s a veteran of 14 years at Oracle, where he carry the title of senior VP of worldwide alliances and channels and embedded sales.

“Judson has a track record of successfully developing, growing and leading global sales organizations with a culture of execution excellence,” said Microsoft COO Kevin Turner. “Judson’s proven leadership will enable us to continue to excel in delivering the best devices and services experience to our customers including businesses and consumers.”