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Rachel Romano
Microsoft Design storyteller & strategist. HarperCollins author with pieces in The NYT and The Atlantic. Current mom to plants & a fur child. Views are my own.
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Christina Koehn
Design Leader, Windows and Devices at Microsoft
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Writers
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Nitish Meena
A desire to capture, to explore, and to create. Senior Designer at Microsoft, Seattle | Reach out to me nitishm@outlook.com
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Brittany Mederos
Senior designer @Microsoft. Proud new mama, working towards my health and life goals, living on coffee and dreaming of traveling to new places.
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Yoon Park (박동윤)
Designer & Creative Technologist. UX Designer @Microsoft HoloLens. Creator of http://typeinsight.org Opinions are my own. http://dongyoonpark.com
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M. Pell
Designer. Disruptor. Outlaw.
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Kim Pimmel
[ VR & AR at Microsoft ] [ Dreamer, Designer, Maker]
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Sarah Morris
Idea junkie, dog lover, inclusive, constantly curious, work @Facebook, feminist, pizza connoisseur, Dr. Who fan girl, sometimes yogi. Ideas mine.
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Kathryn Storm
Intergalactic UX designer & Digital Illustrator
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Arushi Singh
Data . Design . Stories and more at https://www.arushisingh.net/
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Eric Duong
🥖Restaurant Owner 🎯 Senior Design Strategist
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Todd Williams
Visual designer, front-end developer & game creator. Because our relationship with technology should be inclusive, productive and fun. UX designer @ Microsoft
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Torrey Podmajersky
Author, “Strategic Writing for UX” (O’Reilly 2019), designer of the Pilda Pill Sorter, and teacher of UX writing fundamentals. Also makes shoes.
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Hui Liu
Moved from Shanghai to Redmond in 2016. User Experience Designer at Microsoft.
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Haejin Lee
Designer at Microsoft
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Joanna Ngai
UX Designer at Microsoft, illustrator, green tea drinker dribbble.com/joannan | UX for Beginners https://amzn.to/3ekRM00
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Cheryl Platz
Designer, actress, teacher, speaker, writer, runner, gamer. Author of Design Beyond Devices. Founder of design education company Ideaplatz, LLC.
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Paula Chuchro
Empathy and UX
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Juliette Weiss
Product Design Manager @Microsoft.
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Mark Vitazko
Product Designer
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Joe Day
Designer/prototyper at Microsoft. UX/UI. PSIA Ski Instructor. Music. Photography. Family. Jesus. Opinions are my own, even the few good ones.
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Bill Pardi
I do software | strategy | writing | coaching | speaking. Views are my own.
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Sara Clayton
UX Designer at Microsoft. Find me at saraclayton.com
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Geof Miller
I’m the customer interface writer for Microsoft’s Universal Storefront team. My views belong to me and the little guy who lives in the back of my brain.
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Jonathan Wiedemann
Creative Director for Windows Mixed Reality - Ecosystem Experience. Harvard and NYU/Tisch alum. Triathlete. Dad of four. @WiedMR on Twitter.
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Amy Henson
Associate Creative Director and east coast transplant living in SF.
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Karen Kesler
Director of Content Experiences at Microsoft. I love the magic of words — written, read, spoken, and heard. And yep, my views are my own.
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Roberdan
Trying to be a good #mirror for Mario, @la_Franci and the world around us. OnlineLearning @microsoftitalia, CEO @FightTheStroke, our TED http://go.ted.com/boCR
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Quinn Radich
Content Developer at Microsoft - documentation / tutorials for developers. All views are my own.
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Aileen McGraw
Storyteller. Building community, eating spicy. Currently Director of Marketing @ Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF). Words and thoughts here are my own.
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Elizabeth Reese
Content Experiences manager at Microsoft. Reader, writer, and small person activity scheduler. (All opinions and thoughts are my own.)
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Cara Tyler
Working on Fluent Design System @ Microsoft Design.
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Aleenah Ansari
Writer at Microsoft | Human Centered Design and Engineering Alumna | Lifting as I climb | www.aleenahansari.com
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Mike Jacobs
Writer of design guidelines for Microsoft, scuba diver of the oceans and seas, and photographer of things. https://twitter.com/mikethesnowbean
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Inclusive Design
The Inclusive Design team at Microsoft
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Moni Wolf
UX designer | Bauhaus alum | Hardware gearhead | Currently at Microsoft | Opinions are my own
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Danielle McClune
Wordsmith at Microsoft. Fickle wanderer, committed hugger. Views are my own.
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Christina Koehn
Design Leader, Windows and Devices at Microsoft
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Alice Bonasio
Technology writer for FastCo, Quartz, The Next Web, Ars Technica, Wired + more. Consultant specializing in VR #MixedReality and Strategic Communications
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Serena Zheng
PM @Microsoft. Views are my own 😎
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Miles Fitzgerald
Principal Product Design Manager @Microsoft for Outlook Mobile. Views are my own.
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Catherine Qin
Storyteller @Microsoft, celebrating all things mixed reality
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Ruth Kikin-Gil
Product designer, Responsible AI strategy at MSFT. I have a love-hate relationship with tech. These are my opinions. [She/Her]
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Jonathan Foster
Co-creator of code:words, we curate stories and insights about writing in tech. I also work at Microsoft (views=my own) working on some cool stuff.
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Ruediger Kinast
I’m a product designer at Microsoft for Outlook & Office 365. In my freetime I produce music www.facebook.com/ruekin. Opinions are my own.
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Ashley Walls
UX writer @ Microsoft. Subaru-driving Seattleite with hiking stickers on my bumper. All views are my own.
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Po Bhattacharyya
Designer, storyteller, & outdoorsman. www.pobhattacharyya.com
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Joanna Lee
Dev writer at Microsoft. Loves tech. Game developer. Enjoys good food and good conversations. Views are my own. Linkedin/Twitter/Fb @joannaleecy
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Jamie Young
Principal Design Manager @ Microsoft
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Bernd Plontsch
iOS, OP-Z, V60 ▴● Designer @Microsoft To-Do, views are my own
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Microsoft Design
The official account for Microsoft Design.
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Margaret P
Explorer of Human Nature, Design Innovation, Empathy-building @ Microsoft. Inclusive Design leader. @margaprice on Instagram
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John Kennedy
I like writing games and science apps. I work at Microsoft helping developers, and my vehicles are all electric.
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Albert Shum
CVP of Design at Microsoft. Leads a collaborative team creating the future of cross-platform experiences across work, life, and school. Views are my own.
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Jamie Cabaccang
Transforming lives through technology and holistic wellness experiences. Pinterest Design Lead. Founder of Techies + Wellness. Inventor. Artist. Lightworker.
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Rod Cavazos (RXC)
Corporate Type Design Lead @ PSY/OPS & T26 | Sr. Adjunct Professor: Type Design @ CCA | San Francisco
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Siddhant Mehta
Product Designer @ Microsoft. Previously at Google, DreamWorks Animation. Views are my own. Website: siddhant.ca
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Mateo Chávez
Quantitative Design Researcher, Microsoft Research + Insight; Activating Customer-centric insights. Views are my own.
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Sara Schlagel
UX Writer at Microsoft. At any given moment, there's a strong possibility that I have a stomach ache from eating too much sugar.
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Ian Kirschner
Seattle-based designer sharing my thoughts.
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Melissa DeCapua
User Researcher at Microsoft Research + Insight. Investigating human behavior to build better experiences. Views my own.
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Joe Munko
Design / User Research Director, Microsoft Research + Insight; Scaling Customer Obession. Views are my own
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Dylan Romero
Writer and manager of writers at Microsoft. Puns always intended. Views are my own, but you can have them too if you want.
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Aditi Khazanchi
Senior UX Designer, Microsoft | http://aditikhazanchi.com/
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Paula Bach
Principal User Research Manager, Microsoft Customer Insights Research. Working to make technology better than people think it should be. Views are my own.
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Liz Krogh
Leader of content strategy, knowledge management, learning, and UX programs. Nerd. Former Amazonian and Microsoftie. Current Expedian. Views are my own.
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Jon Friedman
Head of Microsoft Office design, leading the next generation of experiences for work & life. Opinions expressed here are my own, even the few good ones;-)
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Maxx Ramos
Naptime enthusiast. Mellow adventurer. Writer at Microsoft. Views are my own but I’m happy to share.
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Shayal Chhibber
Sr. User Researcher, Microsoft Research + Insight. Views are my own.
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Chelsea Lane
I'm a UX Researcher always looking to innovate on methods to build the best products possible. All views are my own.
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Penny Marsh Collisson
Principal User Research Manager, Microsoft Office; Design Systems & AI Experiences. Views are my own
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Erin Woo
designer at microsoft (outlook mobile)
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Aaron Fulmer (@ResOpsAaron)
Helping researchers and research teams amplify their skills and impact since 2010. An ever-massive scope with endless opportunity! #ResOps (views are my own)
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Jessica Tran
Quantitative User Researcher, Microsoft Research + Insight. Views are my own.
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Stephanie Blucker
Writer. Runner. Seattleite. Coffee vessel. Conversational UI/UX writer at Microsoft. MS student, Human Centered Design & Engineering. Views by me.
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Zachary Pfriem
Designer, thinker, opinions are my own.
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Ashley Ferguson
Design Researcher, Microsoft Research + Insight. Views are my own.
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Mihaela (Dr. V)
Microsoft Research via Purdue University. I study UX/HCI, with a background in comm/PR. Thoughts are my own.
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Matthew Bennett
Composer + Sound Artist | Principal at Acoustic Ecology Design Partners | Former Director of Sound + Sensory Design at Microsoft (www.soundandsensory.design)
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Jasmine Oh
Product Designer @Instagram Well Being Team, Formerly at @Microsoft
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Tom Lorusso
A Principal User Researcher for Xbox. Passionate about how people interact with technology. Working and playing in the PNW.
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Victoria Leontieva
Designs things at Github. Designed things at Microsoft.
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Nancy Lincoln Perry
Principal User Research Manager, Microsoft Customer Insights + Research. Enabling Customer-Driven Decisions. Views are my own.
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Joe Woodward
System Design Lead for Snap. Previously at Microsoft, SwiftKey and Disney. http://joewoodward.co/
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Tanya Grant
Cake enthusiast. Writer at Microsoft. Views are my own.
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Jody Allard
Content design manager for commerce @ Facebook. Former Microsoft UX writing manager. Words at CNN, WaPo, Time, The Guardian, Vice, Buzzfeed, etc.
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Tricia Fejfar
Director of User Experience, Core Services Engineering and Operations, Microsoft
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Matt Duignan
Principal User Researcher Manager & Product Manager for the Human Insight Tracking System at Microsoft. Views are my own.
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Arthur Canales
Writer at Microsoft. I watch and make movies in my spare time. Laura Dern is my spirit animal. Views are my own. (He/him)
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Tricia Gill
By day I’m a Content PM at Microsoft. By night you‘ll find me with my nose buried in a book. All views expressed here are my own.
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Lee Dicks Clark
Principal Program Manager Lead, Windows User Experience. Helping improve customer satisfaction with Windows. (views are my own)
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Jeremy Grubaugh
Principal Design Director, People & Search at Microsoft. Opinions expressed here are my own
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Vivian Nguyen
Writer and video producer at Microsoft. Freelance journalist. Carbo ramen enthusiast. Views are my own.
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Caryn Kieszling
Senior User Experience Researcher at Blue Origin. I study how humans perceive, understand, and interact with technology. My views and statements are my own.
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Monty Hammontree
Partner Director of User Experience Research at Microsoft. Avid reader and learner. Passionate advocate for customer-driven engineering. Views are my own.
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Douglas Montague
Microsoft Brand Creative Director. I don’t believe creative that has commercial success tags it with an odious suggestion that is stinks. Views are my own.
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Cassandra Rodriguez
I work as a design producer at Microsoft. All my writings are my personal views and opinions.
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Deepak Menon
Partner Director leading Design and Research teams at Microsoft. Views are my own.
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Derek DeBellis
I like to explore patterns in data with the hopes of stumbling onto something that helps me get to a new vantage point. Views are my own.
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Sheetal Agarwal
Sr. Design Researcher, Microsoft Research + Insight; Enabling Customer Informed Decisions. Views are my own
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Valentina (Grigoreanu) Strachan, PhD
Senior UX Researcher, Microsoft Customer Insights Research. Innovating in AI for UX Research, Agile Methods, and Cross-Device Experiences. Views are my own.
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Benedikt Lehnert
Director of Product Design for Fluent, Mobile and Office Experiences @Microsoft · Previously CDO @Wunderlist · Tweeting as @blehnert · www.benedikt-lehnert.de
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Mira Lane
Partner Director — Ethics & Society @ Microsoft. Artist and math geek. All opinions are mine.
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Ethan Wang
Move whole pixels at Microsoft
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Cayla Dorsey
Content Designer at Microsoft. Syracuse grad. Drinks too much iced coffee every morning.
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Parinishtha Yadav
UX Designer at Microsoft. Dabbles in art. Currently living in the wilderness with two kittens.