Josh Jacobson is Senior Product Manager at Yahoo! responsible for Yahoo! Messenger for Windows Vista. Drawing on his extensive background in user experience, Josh is leading a close-knit team of designers and developers to build a real time communication application than lives and breathes in Windows Vista. Previously, Josh worked at Sony in Tokyo where he developed products such as the next-generation Walkman and a mobile-phone social music service. Josh was director at Kick.com, a music personalization and community site that was later acquired by Sony. He holds a BSME from Stanford University.