James Clarke

James is a Lead Program Manager on the Windows UI Platform team where he works on the Effects and Animation engine that powers Microsoft's new Fluent Design System.  He has a love of all things UX and is passionate about building apps of all shapes and sizes for all platforms. 

Prior to joining Microsoft James spent 9 years as C.T.O. of London-based startup ROOT6.

James holds a Master of Science degree in Computer and Telecommunications engineering from Surrey University, UK.  When away from work James enjoys drinking coffee, taking pictures and singing with the Seattle Symphony Chorale; he occasionally creates minor mayhem on twitter as @clarkezone