Poole is currently co-leading Microsoft's Unlimited Potential Group, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported.
His co-leader, Olando Ayala, will move to a "broader role," in sales and marketing, and the group will be lead by Anoop Gupta, an executive currently in charge of long-term strategies for educational markets, the Post-Intelligencer reported.
The company said Poole will "pursue philanthropic and entrepreneurial interests."
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