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Amy Hood won back Wall Street and helped reboot Microsoft

Amy Hood, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Microsoft Corp., stands for a photograph at the company’s main campus in Redmond, Washington, U.S., on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Along with Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, Hood, 46, has played a key role in winning people—employees, customers, investors—back to Microsoft after the company spent more than a decade losing its way. Photographer: David Ryder/Bloomberg

Amy Hood, who has become Microsoft’s longest-tenured chief financial officer in two decades, tells new employees her job is to make sure “you still want to pick us every day.”

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