Jay Kapur is a Principal Lead Program Manager in the Kinect for Windows engineering team and is responsible for the Kinect platform components in the Kinect for Windows SDK. Jay worked on launching the Kinect for Windows SDK as a part of a technology transfer from Microsoft Research and the Kinect for Xbox360 program. He also worked on the development of Kinect UI for the launch of Kinect for Xbox360. As a 12 year Microsoft veteran, Jay has worked on development of consumer products and platform technologies with a focus on home entertainment, streaming media, and distance UI. Jay Kapur holds a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelor of Science with Honors from the University of Washington.