Monthly Archives: August 2008

Microsoft?s Bollywood dancing queen

Geek in question: Prashanthi Chitre aka Shanthi Job title: Program Manager, Desktop Management Services  How long have you worked for Microsoft? I’ve been with the company for eight years, and just started in a new position two weeks ago! I’ve been in the products groups (UCG) the whole time, as an SDET for seven years, [...]

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Legal Recruiter Has Second Life at Night

Greg Roth, a Microsoft staffing consultant for LCA, has a vibrant after-hours career as a musician. This weekend, his band is scheduled to open for the Temptations and the Four Tops.   By Jennifer Warnick August 22, 2008   By day, Greg Roth works to recruit talented people to work at Microsoft. By night, he [...]

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Building Microsoft?s Cambridge campus one brick at a time

The geek in question: Sara Spalding The job title: Sr. Director of Microsoft’s campus in Cambridge, MA What are you working on right now? I’m working on making Cambridge a first class center of innovation for Microsoft. That’s all? …Slacker. I think about how to help groups from Redmond build development teams here to take [...]

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Developer Makes It Easy for Kids to Learn to Write Code

Microsoft developer Vijaye Raji spends his free time working on software designed to help beginners learn the principles behind Basic, programming’s original language. By John Van Vleet August 5, 2008 The way Vijaye Raji sees it, future developers need to get back to the Basics—literally and figuratively. That explains why Raji, a senior software developer, [...]

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