Bede Jordan is a Software Development Lead on the Windows XAML team. His focus for Windows 8.1 is on the graphics, media and text API stacks in XAML. Since joining Microsoft in 2005, he has worked on several UI and display technologies including Silverlight, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and the Desktop Window Manager. Outside of work, Bede likes to run, sail and play in the mountains of Washington State.