They say that the only way to really advance in a corporate organization is to leave it, and then return later.
Who knows what was really behind the recent career moves of John Schappert. But the current corporate vice president of Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment business, who oversees Microsoft Game Studios and Xbox Live, is returning to Electronic Arts as chief operating officer. He originally left the company in 2007.
In his earlier EA tenure, he was a software engineer and eventually held leadership positions on some of the publisher's biggest titles, including Madden NFL, NCAA Football, and EA'… Read more