Sessions

Interview with Cindy Alvarez, Author and Design Researcher at Microsoft

1 week 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 weeks 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

4 weeks 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)

1 month 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 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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 […]

Interview with Laura Butler, Microsoft Vice President Star Treknical Goddess

3 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)

3 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

3 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

4 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.