Microsoft Corporation
Program Manager (Xbox)
Redmond, WA. | Salt Lake City, UT.
2000 - 2003
  • Led internal development of “Amped 2” from engine and game prototype to project's green light and retail release;

 

  • Coordinated localization of original Xbox launch software for both European and Japanese markets;

 

  • Coordinated test sessions with internal usability department to obtain feedback on prototype projects and features;

 

  • Liaison between Xbox Group and its Salt Lake Games Studio through Xbox launch and first three years of its life cycle;

 

  • Brand Manager of Xbox LIVE enabled games that fell under "XSN Sports" (The Xbox Sports Network), Microsoft's online sports league and tournament service. Co-designer of www.xsnsports.com and launch features. Co-defined the strategy for expansion of the XSN Sports brand, and the www.xsnsports.com site, through 2005;

 

  • Prepared and presented game proposals to Steven Spielberg and Mark Hamill for Xbox and PC/Mac games based on their own IPs;

 

  • Community Outreach: Inspirational speaker on behalf of Microsoft for university and high school students.​

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