Speaker: Kaitlin McKinnon

Interview with Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft

Kaitlin talks with Microsoft’s Chief Accessibility Officer, Jenny Lay-Flurrie. They discuss her journey from Birmingham, England working at Energis to relocating to the United States and helping create a culture of change at one of Seattle’s most mammoth tech companies. On top of being the CAO, Jenny created and leads the DisAbility Employee Resource Group at […]

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Microsoft Campus Tours – Inside the NEW Channel 9 Studio

A little bit over a year ago, Golnaz, Kaitlin, and Matthew crawled out of a windowless studio and saw the sun for the first time in years. Their old manager, Larry, decided to help rebuild a studio so they could see the sun more regularly. Thus, the new Channel 9 Studio was born. After a […]

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Episode 5: Norway – Iris Classon

In this episode of the MVP Show, Seth met with Iris Classon in her hometown of Stavanger, Norway.  At a quaint coffee shop in the charming Fargegaten/Øvre Holmegate (Upper Holm Street/Color Street), Iris talked about microservice deployment models, security, and multitenant authentication. After talking about the cloud, Seth felt awe-inspired to deploy to the cloud himself! […]

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Girls Make Games Xbox Summer Camp 2017

Go behind the scenes of the Girl’s Make Games summer camp program hosted at Xbox in July 2017.   To find out more about Girl’s Make Games please visit their website at:girlsmakegames.com/ You can also find more information about Xbox and Gaming For Everyone at news.microsoft.com/gamingforeveryone/   At Microsoft, our mission is to enable people and […]

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Interview with Natallia Dzenisenka

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

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Episode 29: ID@Xbox Gaming for Everyone Awards

Join us at GDC 2017 as we honor three amazing developers with ID@Xbox Gaming For Everyone Awards. We talk with the award winners about their games, chat with Katy Jo Wright the director of Gaming for Everyone at Xbox, and Mark DeLoura the winner of the 2017 Game Developer Ambassador Award.  We’ll dive into accessibility […]

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Last Year On Channel 9: 2016

Now THAT was a year! We asked our Channel 9 Hosts for a few of their Picks of the Year. While it was almost impossible for them to narrow down such an awesome year, with some hair pulling, hemming and hawing and finally tough decisions (and some paper, rock and scissors) here are the top […]

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Interview with Katie Stone Perez

Interview with Katie Stone Perez

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 […]

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Episode 26: Klei Entertainment with Jamie Cheng

Episode 26: Klei Entertainment with Jamie Cheng

Join us as we chat with Jamie Cheng, the founder of Klei Entertainment. Jamie got his start as a programmer for Relic, and in 2005 started Klei to develop their own original titles. Klei is best known for titles such as Don’t Starve and Mark of the Ninja. We’ll ask Jamie about their toy business, […]

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Episode 25: Interview with Sibel Sunar

Episode 25: Interview with Sibel Sunar

Market awareness is one of the biggest challenges facing developers today. Join us as we sit down with Sibel Sunar to discuss how to help your game rise above by proactively thinking about your PR and Marketing strategy.   Sibel Sunar is the founder and CEO of fortyseven communications, a PR firm with expertise in […]

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Interview with Kendra Havens

Interview with Kendra Havens

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 […]

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Seth plays against USA Table Tennis Olympian, Erica Wu

Seth plays against USA Table Tennis Olympian, Erica Wu

Behind the scenes: see Seth Juarez be humiliated by Microsoft intern and USA Table Tennis Olympian, Erica Wu. Full interview coming up later this week. 

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