Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer
PJ Hough is executive vice president and chief product officer for Citrix, providing direction for the company’s current and future technology direction. As evangelist in chief he works closely in elevating relationships with key technology partners, while advancing our mission and product vision with customers and channel partners.
Hough brings more than 25 years of industry experience to Citrix, most recently as the CVP of Developer division at Microsoft, leading the evolution of Visual Studio products to fully modern engineering practices. Prior to that, he spent over 17 years in the Microsoft Office Division, driving vision and execution for the program management of the entire Office suite culminating with introduction of Office365.
Hough earned a bachelor’s degree in computer applications with honors from the National Institute for Higher Education in Dublin, and a master’s degree in computer applications with 1st Class honors from Dublin City University. He holds 11 patents.