Sessions

Interview with Ginger Reinauer, UX designer at Expeditors 

2 weeks ago
Ginger is into anything and everything. By day, she works as a UX Designer in the emerald city of Seattle, but when night rolls around she lets her creativity loose on the world and frolics in the lands of 3D printing, embroidery, watercolor, children’s book writing and needle felting. You can find her noodling around […]

Cloud Gal: Steph Burg (Ep. 3)

3 weeks ago
In the third episode of Cloud Gal, I talk to Steph Burg, aspiring CVP and developer in Office, who recently switched roles from developer to engineering manager. In this episode, we discuss her path to software development, how she landed at Microsoft, her work/life balance, advice for other women pursuing technical careers, and sage wisdom […]

Interview with Tara Roth, Corporate Vice President, Office Customer Success Engineering at Microsoft

1 month ago
Soumow meets with Tara Roth, the Corporate Vice President of the Customer Success Engineering group, within the Office Product Group Organization.  Improving the customer experience is Tara’s top priority.  Her super power is making our software something customers love using, not just something they have to use.   When she isn’t making the Office products better, […]

Interview with Joy Chik, Corporate Vice President for the Identity Division at Microsoft

2 months ago
Soumow sits with Joy Chik, Corporate Vice President for the Identity Division in Microsoft’s Cloud + Enterprise group. Joy’s team is responsible for Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Account (MSA), Microsoft Graph, Identity Protection and Identity Management suites which are delivered to customers as cloud services or on-premises products. Follow @joychik   GALs is […]

Interview with Cindy Alvarez, Author and Design Researcher at Microsoft

2 months ago
After 15 years working in startups across a variety of product roles, Cindy Alvarez is now a principal design researcher in the Cloud & Enterprise division at Microsoft. She’s the author of Lean Customer Development: Build Products Your Customers Will Buy, a frequent speaker and champion of experimentation, using data and research well, and changing […]

Interview with Natallia Dzenisenka

3 months ago
In this episode, Kaitlin sits down with Natallia Dzenisenka, a young Software Architect. Natallia shares her story and tells young people how to achieve professional success twitter.com/nata_dzenwww.linkedin.com/in/natalliadzenisenka/ conferences.oreilly.com/oscon/oscon-tx/public/schedule/speaker/268788dotnetfringe.org/speakers.html#natallia-dzenisenka

Interview with Charlotte Yarkoni, Corporate Vice President Growth and Ecosystem at Microsoft

3 months ago
In this episode, Soumow sits with Charlotte Yarkoni, Corporate Vice President of the newly created Growth and Ecosystem division at Microsoft.  Charlotte talks about growth and adoption of Azure and her career journey and the different roles she has held in her career.    GALs is a show about the women who work in Tech […]

Cloud Gal: Maoni Stephens (Ep. 2)

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 months 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 months 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

4 months 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 […]