Paul Gusmorino is a lead program manager on the Windows 8 team building the user interface platform for Metro style apps. He's been at Microsoft for 10 years and prior to working on the user interface platform, he helped develop many of the Windows shell features you interact with every day in Windows 7. A native of New York City, Gusmorino holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University. In his spare time, Paul loves playing board games and solving puzzles with friends, cooking, travelling to visit family in Italy, and playing squash. Paul also really enjoys pop-academia books and Internet memes. He resides in Seattle, WA.