November, 2008

Blog - About

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

    Silverlight Movies (Silverlight + Live Search)

    In my last post , I said I have been working on a demo project that I had to wait to till PubCon's announcement of Live Search 2.0 API ! So without further ado... here is a preview of Silverlight Movies . This is a movie showtime search driven by Windows...
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    WUX 202: Building Rich Internet Applications Using Microsoft Silverlight 2

    Thank you to all who attended my session. As promised, here is my deck and my demo .  You can also view the demo directly here . Please note that the demo is provided under the Microsoft Public License , and I provide it "as is" without...
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    WUX 203: Introduction to the Silverlight Controls Framework

    Sorry it took me a little longer to post everything, but here is my deck and my demo .  Please note that the demo is provided under the Microsoft Public License , and I provide it "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or...
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    Looking forward to TechEd EMEA

    I've never been to Barcelona, actually, I have never been to Spain! So I'm really looking forward to this trip. In addition to Spain, I'm also spending 2 days in Istanbul for an event with a set of Finance Architects. I'm looking forward to seeing everyone...
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