Sessions

Cloud Gal: Maoni Stephens (Ep. 2)

7 days ago
In the second episode of Cloud Gal, we talk to Maoni Stephens, main Garbage Collector (GC) developer of .NET. Maoni explains her work on the  Garbage Collector, an automatic memory manager, and provides a high-level overview of this process. She continues with how her journey led her to become one of the most knowledgeable developers […]

Interview with Audrey Colle, Engineering Manager at Microsoft

1 week ago
Audrey Colle just celebrated 17 years at Microsoft. She worked in many business units from speech recognition, communication APIs, Bing ranking, Advertising platform, Data Group and is now an engineering manager in the AzureCAT team (Customer Advisory Team). She has a passion for big data and analysis and loves learning every day. With her husband […]

Interview with Julia Liuson, Corporate Vice President of Visual Studio and .NET

3 weeks ago
In this episode, Soumow sits with Julia Liuson, Corporate Vice President of Visual Studio and .NET, as she talks about Visual Studio, culture, her career journey and the different challenges she faced — being a young engineer out of university, being an immigrant, being a women in tech.   GALs is a show about the […]

Interview with Maria Naggaga, Program Manager on the .NET Team

4 weeks ago
In this episode, Golnaz sits down with the amazing Maria Naggaga, a Program Manager on the .NET team who loves to draw Afros at http://ladynaggaga.tumblr.com and help the younger dev generation use our platforms. GALs is a show about the women who work in Tech (at Microsoft or outside) from three ladies that currently work on the […]

Interview with Kasey Champion, Software Engineer and CS teacher

1 month ago
In this episode, Soumow sits with Kasey Champion, a passionate Software Engineer at Microsoft and a Computer Science teacher in Seattle.  Kasey on social media : InstagramMedium Follow @techie4good   GALs is a show about the women who work in Tech (at Microsoft or outside) from three ladies that currently work on the Channel 9 […]

Interview with Laura Butler, Microsoft Vice President Star Treknical Goddess

2 months ago
In this episode, Soumow sits with Laura Butler the one and only Star Treknical Goddess, the first female Technical Fellow at Microsoft and currently the Vice President of OneNote.She specializes in debugging problems of all kinds, from crashing code to team morale to cookies that don’t brown properly.  She’s sorry that you’re still using code she wrote […]

Cloud Gal: Oana Platon (Ep. 1)

2 months ago
In the pilot episode of Cloud Gal, we talk to Oana Platon, Senior Developer in Azure Service Fabric. Oana shares her technical and mathematical history, her technical passions, role models, work/life balance and self care, and provides an overview of Azure Service Fabric.

Interview with Melissa Sassi CEO & Founder of MentorNations

2 months ago
In this episode, Soumow sits down and chat with Melissa Sassi, CEO & Founder of MentorNations, a community of volunteers who believe digital literacy is a human right. Melissa also works at Microsoft and is a Phd student. She is a proof that even if you did not study CS, you can still work in […]

Interview with Kasey Uhlenhuth

3 months ago
Golnaz hung out with Roslyn’s Program Manager and member of the C#/VB team, Kasey Uhlenhuth! This Kentucky gal talks about her interests within the industry, her aspirations outside of tech, and where you can see her talk next! Follow her on Twitter @kuhlenhuth.
Interview with Katie Stone Perez

Interview with Katie Stone Perez

6 months ago
Golnaz and Kaitlin had the chance to sit down with ID@Xbox’s Senior Program Manager, Katie Stone Perez (and host of Channel 9’s Level Up show)! Katie has worked in gaming for fifteen years. In this episode she talks about her passion for games at an early age, pursuing studies in child psychology, and how that […]
Interview with Kendra Havens

Interview with Kendra Havens

7 months ago
Golnaz and Kaitlin had the chance to sit down with the .NET team’s newest member, Kendra Havens. Kendra Havens is a recent graduate of the University of Oklahoma. Learn more about how she started at Microsoft, her favorite technologies, and whether she’s team Star Wars or Star Trek. Kendra will be creating videos for the […]
Interview with Kathleen Hogan

Interview with Kathleen Hogan

10 months ago
In this episode, Golnaz and Crystal sit down and chat with Kathleen Hogan, Chief People Officer at Microsoft. As the executive vice president of Human Resources at Microsoft, Kathleen Hogan is responsible for moving the company’s cultural transformation forward. Prior to this role, Hogan was corporate vice president of Microsoft Services, a team dedicated to helping […]