Paul Gusmorino is a principal program manager lead on the team responsible for user interface platforms in Windows including XAML. He's been at Microsoft since 2002 and prior to working on the developer platform, he helped create many of the user-facing features you interact with every day in Windows. He has been awarded over a dozen patents and received his Bachelors of Arts degree in Computer Science from Harvard University. In his spare time, Paul loves playing board games and solving puzzles with friends, cooking, travelling to visit family in Italy, and keeping up with the latest Internet memes. Originally from New York City, he now calls Seattle his home.