Bob Laux

Bob Laux is the Senior Director of Financial Accounting and Reporting at Microsoft Corporation.  Mr. Laux is responsible for Microsoft's financial accounting, including interacting with and responding to accounting standard setters on numerous issues.  Financial accounting responsibilities include responding to GAAP questions and issues within Microsoft.  He is also responsible for Microsoft's comment letters on new accounting pronouncements and representing Microsoft at standard setters' public roundtables.  Prior to joining Microsoft in 2000, Bob was an Industry Fellow at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) where he was responsible for coordinating the activities of the Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF).  Bob has BA in Accounting from Michigan State University and a MBA in Finance from the University of Houston.