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Joline Tang
Former teacher, current cat owner. I manage the Microsoft Design publication on Medium on the side. My words are all me. She/her.
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Trish Winter-Hunt
Formerly Tucson. Currently Redmond. Perpetually Online. Content Manager at Microsoft. Views are my own.
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Josh Cottrell-Schloemer
Ex-Entrepreneur. Startups acquired=1. Comp Intel and Monitoring Expert. Google Data Studio Consultant. Based in Tokyo/Chiang Mai. Founder-G2 Performance Agency
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Erin Wilcox
Research Content Writer, Microsoft Customer Insights Research. Exploring the world of UX research & telling its stories. Views are my own.
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Greg Young
Writer, scholar, soldier, athlete, gamer, world traveler, and casual sociopath.
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Nancy Lincoln Perry
Principal User Research Manager, Microsoft Customer Insights + Research. Enabling Customer-Driven Decisions. Views are my own.
Writers
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Nitish Meena
A desire to capture, to explore, and to create. UX 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 (Dong Yoon Park)
Designer & Creative Technologist. Creator of Typography Insight App. UX Designer @Microsoft HoloLens. Parsons MFADT alum. Opinions are my own.
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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
User experience designer | Keeping life and design simple by removing inessentials
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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 Windows Mixed Reality
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Joanna Ngai
UX Designer at Microsoft, illustrator, green tea drinker http://dribbble.com/joannan | UX for Beginners >> https://amzn.to/2IVe90D
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Cheryl Platz
Designer, actress, teacher, runner, speaker, world traveler, writer, gamer… a twenty-sided woman. Founder of design education company Ideaplatz, LLC.
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Paula Chuchro
Mobile Product @Hulu | Past, Microsoft | All things UX and Product
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Juliette Weiss
Holograms, Beer + Homework. @HoloLens UX Designer. @Farmer_Willies Head of Design. @hcdeUW grad student. @risd_gd alumni.
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Mark Vitazko
Designer at Microsoft
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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
Microsoftie. I do software | strategy | writing | coaching | speaking. Views are my own.
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Sara Clayton
Product 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 Seattle. https://amyhenson.persona.co/
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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. Works boldly, eats spicy. Currently WeWork Labs Manager in Seattle, but these words and thoughts 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
Writing what I should have been able to read | Human Centered Design and Engineering Student @ UW | 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 Manager at Microsoft 💻 Triathlete 🏊🏻🚴🏼🏃🏼 Artist 🎨 Traveler ✈️ Wine lover 🍷 Animal lover 🐶 Pacific Northwest born & raised 🌲 Seattle, WA
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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
I write words and sometimes code @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 & strategist at MSFT. I have a love-hate relationship with tech. These are my opinions.
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Jonathan Foster
I'm at Microsoft leading the Windows and Content Intelligence UX writing team. We make sure the best verbal design is in our products and UX. (views are my own)
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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 Group 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 Microsoft experiences and Windows computing. Views are my own.
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Jamie Cabaccang
Transforming lives through technology and Reiki. Pinterest Design Lead. Inventor. Artist. Reiki Practitioner. Gypsy Soul. Founder of Techies + Wellness.
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Rod Cavazos (RXC)
Corporate Type Design Lead @ PSY/OPS & T26 | Adjunct Professor of Type Design @ CCA | San Francisco
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Siddhant Mehta
Product Designer @ Microsoft. Previously at Google, DreamWorks Animation. Views are my own.
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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 at Microsoft, sharing my thoughts and words
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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 content strategist at Microsoft. Puns always intended. Views are my own, but you can have them too if you want.
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Aditi Khazanchi
Curious, self-driven interdisciplinary designer who is passionate in emerging technologies & inclusive design | http://aditikhazanchi.com/
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Paula Bach
Principal User Research Lead, Microsoft Research + Insight; 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. 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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Joseph McLaughlin
Partner Director of Design, ECD at Microsoft, Experiences + Devices Group — Microsoft Fluent Design System. Opinions expressed here 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
Head of Sound + Sensory Design at Microsoft. Views expressed here are my own.
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Jasmine Oh
Interaction Designer @ 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
User experience and design systems at @Microsoft To-Do. My views and the views of my employer aren’t identical.
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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
Senior Product Designer for Microsoft Outlook. Previously at 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
UX writing manager for Microsoft Edge and Office. My writing has appeared in CNN, WaPo, CityLab, 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)