Simon Tao

Simon Tao

Simon Tao is a program manager in Microsoft's Operating Systems Group, working on graphics technologies in the core OS platform. He joined Microsoft in 2009 and has helped to build graphics APIs including Direct2D, the Windows Imaging Component, and most recently Win2D, an open source 2D drawing library powered by DirectX. Simon hails from the cold winters outside Boston, Massachusetts and majored in electrical engineering at Yale University.