Digital Pioneer Joins MF as Senior Partner
Alan was Microsoft’s 32nd employee - former Head of Acquisitions at Microsoft reporting directly to Bill Gates. At Microsoft, Boyd was instrumental in introducing the first components of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, MS-DOS – and personally designed Microsoft Project. He was also a former US Treasury Department advisor and the Founder of Smartcity Investments China. For over 35 years’ Alan has been advising the Chinese State Council, National Development & Reform Commission and large corporations on global technology development, investment, licensing and acquisition.
Pippa Malmgren, Senior Partner at Monaco Foundry and Serial Entrepreneur and Economic Advisor to US Presidents and Prime Ministers said, "It is an honour to work with a living legend."