Dave O’Hara is the Chief Financial Officer for the Applications and Services Group and the Cloud and Enterprise Group at Microsoft. Dave is responsible for investment strategy, financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and analysis for the divisions. His prior roles in Microsoft include Chief Operating Officer for Microsoft Advertising, managing director of Corporate Development for the Platform and Services division (PSD) and vice president of Business Development at Microsoft Business Solutions, where he also managed the international sales team. Before joining Microsoft, O’Hara was Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions and Vice President for the International Division for Great Plains Software. Before joining Great Plains, O’Hara was president of ICONtrol Inc., a development partner acquired by Great Plains in 1998. Previous to joining ICONtrol Inc., he served as commissioner of economic development for the State of South Dakota. O’Hara holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA from the University of South Dakota.