Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is one of the leading platform companies for the mobile-first and cloud-first world. Microsoft continues to be guided by our mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. The breadth and depth of our mission unlocks unprecedented opportunity as technology transforms every industry and has the power to make a difference in the lives of everyone. We strive to create local opportunity, growth and impact in every community and country around the world. Our platforms and tools enable creativity in all of us, and help drive small-business productivity, large business competitiveness and public-sector efficiency. They also support new startups, improve educational and health outcomes, and empower human ingenuity. Our sense of purpose lies in our customers’ success.