Nick Waggoner is a Program Manager Lead working on motion & animations in the Windows UI Platform as part of the team responsible for making Beautiful UI possible on Windows.  He's passionate about helping craft smooth seamless experiences in apps that compliment the amazing functionality that developers come up with.  Nick started his career as a developer in the Windows Deployment team and then went on to become a Program Manager working in the Security Division on internet scale web-services.  More recently, Nick has worked on everything from touch optimized controls, to the depths of the input stack, to the new Window's animation engine.  Most of his spare time is spent with his wife and little girl as well as reading, golfing, and hiking.