November, 2010

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

    New direction for me and the blog

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    It’s been over a year since I last blogged. A lot of things has changed for me both personally and professionally this past year. So... what exactly has changed? First off, I have to say… I love the Silverlight technology! It was a lot...
  • Kathy Kam

    Grid Alignment is published on W3.org!

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    Yesterday, the W3C accepted our Grid proposal and it is now published under w3.org! http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-grid-align/ This is start of the long road! If you have any feedback on the spec, I’d still love to hear it.
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