August, 2007

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About Kathy Kam

Kathy is a Senior Program Manager on the Windows Developer Ecosystem team responsible for developer outreach. She has extensive experience with designing and implementing UI Platforms and has a huge passion for connecting with the developer community.

She has been with Microsoft since 2001. She began her career in Microsoft as a UI developer for Microsoft Office Outlook, and shipped Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007. She joined the .NET Framework team in October 2005, and worked on the Base Class Library team shipping .Net Frameworks 3.5. She moved on to joined the Silverlight team and was the PM Lead responsible for Silverlight controls. She shipped the control set for Silverlight 2 and Silverlight 3. In Windows 8, she joined the Windows HTML platform team to work on HTML/CSS layout and styling technologies and contributed to the W3C spec for CSS Grid Layout.

She went to high school in Sydney, Australia and graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a Bachelor of Science in Enginneering (Computer Engineering) and Bacheor of Science (Mathematics) in 2001. She is also a member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society - HKN.

In her free time, she enjoys writing apps, watching SciFi and spending time with her family.

  • Kathy Kam

    Acropolis August CTP (VS 2008 Beta2 Refresh) Release available now

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    Since VS 2008 Beta2 RTWed, I have gotten quite a few customers asking when we'll be refreshing "Acropolis" to work with VS 2008 Beta2. Today, I am VERY happy to annouce that "Acropolis" August CTP (aka VS 2008 Beta2 Refresh) is available! :) This release...
  • Kathy Kam

    "Acropolis" meet the team on Channel 9

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    Is this the Acropolis video week or what? All the videos our team has done with Virtual TechEd , Channel 9 and so forth are all being posted. I swear.. this was totally not planned. I actually have no control over when these videos get posted. Check...
  • Kathy Kam

    Acropolis on Virtual TechEd

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    Come see me interview David Hill and Scott Morrison on Acropolis here . As the community PM, I interview David and Scott on some of the most frequently asked questions about the "Acropolis" project. This was my first real experience in being an "interviewer...
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