Microsoft is targeting Web3 and looking for cryptographic experts

Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies Business Development team is looking to build its future Web3 strategy by looking for the business profile of a cryptocurrency business development director. In particular, the job role "will lay the foundations to support and inform Microsoft's Web 3.0 strategy", as published on the company's website on February 7th. Additionally, the role is to provide guidance to the executive team on important technology and product roadmap decisions, as well as planning and implementing Microsoft's Web 3.0 partnership model, which includes infrastructure and API. He says the role will be: "collaborating with engineering teams across the company to understand when existing infrastructure can be exploited, improved or built. It will develop the vision, strategy and roadmap for Microsoft's Web 3.0 partnership model, including infrastructure and API. ”

Coinciding with the publication of vacancies in January, the second largest company in the world by market capitalization announced that it has purchased Activision Blizzard for $ 95.00 per share in a transaction that is expected to close in the fiscal year. 2023. Microsoft will rely on the gaming giant to help it transition to virtual worlds, as part of its transition to the Metaverse. Since Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg changed the name of his social media platform to Meta, it's no secret that Microsoft is interested in joining the Metaverse. The most recent job posting certainly shows that Microsoft is looking to make leaps and bounds in the Web3 as it seeks to drive long-term value creation and build its roadmap. This role requires expertise in cryptography, as well as an operational understanding of the technology and protocols behind decentralized finance (DeFi), non-fungible tokens (NFT), DAOs, and Web 3.0.