Speaker: Kaitlin McKinnon

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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Interview with Kathleen Hogan

Interview with Kathleen Hogan

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 […]

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Interview with Monique Tallon

Interview with Monique Tallon

In this episode, Golnaz and Kaitlin sit down and chat with Monique Tallon, CEO of Highest Path Consulting, an international executive coaching and training company developing 21st century leaders. Monique is also a Feminine Leadership expert, coach, and author of the new book, Leading Gracefully: A Woman’s Guide to Confident, Authentic and Effective Leadership. Where you […]

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