Since April 2008 Christian Maranitsch has worked at Microsoft Austria as Director Public Sector, member of the Executive Board and responsible for the public sector, education and health care. Previously Maranitsch was a member of the Board, director Enterprise & Partner Group, at which he was head for wholesale business of the Austrian branch; he supported 150 top customers in the the areas of finance, production, trade and services. He was the CEO of Apple computer Austria from 2002-2004, and previously spent twelve years at Compaq Austria after four years of initial experience at Nixdorf computer.