Rohan Thakkar is a Senior Program Manager on the Windows Maps Platform inside of the Operating Systems group focusing on developer story for Maps Platform. He's worked on the Windows Developer Platform since the initial release of Windows Phone 7.5 ("Mango") including the ScrollViewer, ListBox, LongListSelector, Touch performance, Hub(Panorama), SplitView, ContentDialog and other controls in the UI stack. He recently moved focus from XAML UI controls to MapControl and Map services. Rohan joined Microsoft Office as an SDET after graduating from SUNY Buffalo with a Masters in Computer Science in 2008. His technical skills and passion for quality plus developer empathy landed him a role as a PM on Silverlight for Phone. He has worked on everything XAML since then.