Director Developer Experience at Microsoft_x000D_ Nigel is the director of the developer experience (DX) team at Microsoft NZ. He's motivated by big ideas and smart disruptive execution. Nigel challenges himself and others to fail fast and drive forward innovation. Nigel has an entrepreneurial background and has numerous successful start-ups under his belt. He took some risks and broke some new ground during the first '.com' bubble and was one of the few that despite losing money didn't lose heart for the unrealized potential of the tech industry. 'I don't see our future as a simple extension of our past I see it as a challenge that requires thoughtful intention and smart execution. I see technology as a platform for human progress."