Visionary, team builder, tinkerer

Microsoft Campus Expansion in the works

Got an email from Microsoft senior management and it’s pretty neat that Brad Smith, president announced plans to revitalize the Microsoft campus in Redmond, WA. This multi-year campus refresh project will include 18 new buildings, 6.7 million square feet of renovated workspace – adding 6 new building to the existing 125 buildings in the Puget Sound region. Read more about Microsoft Campus Expansion in the works[…]

Seattle Public Library, well worth the visit when in Seattle

I was a tourist for the day in Seattle and I stumbled upon the Seattle Public Library. I was definitely impressed!! It it located downtown, about 7 short blocks from Pike’s Place Market and I would suggest taking a walk to check it out if you have some time. If you are wondering, what’s so Read more about Seattle Public Library, well worth the visit when in Seattle[…]

#MicrosoftLife, pretty slick video and other contributions to society

Privileged to be part of an organization that gives so much to us (employees) and also society. Checkout the video. If you did not know, here are small tidbits of what the company does – but does not actively promote it 🙂 $142M in employee donations last year (Yes, it’s not a typo – $142M) Read more about #MicrosoftLife, pretty slick video and other contributions to society[…]

Coldplay, brought down the house #ColdplaySeattle

I had 2 long and grueling weeks at work, and I decided to do something spontaneous and got Coldplay tickets an hour before the concert. Not the best ticket, but it was highly discount – but that’s a different story. They were awesome and brought the house down. It felt like a rave, rock concert Read more about Coldplay, brought down the house #ColdplaySeattle[…]

Microsoft Volunteering Event at Champion House

Great time, Awesome cause, Perfect day

We had the privilege of volunteering for a great cause with Microsoft, and on top of that – our company donated money for each hour we volunteered to United Way. Managed to sneak in a doughnut for breakfast, and met some old friends at Champion House ageing facility. Here is a picture of the dashing Read more about Great time, Awesome cause, Perfect day[…]

Microsoft enters software AntiVirus market with Microsoft Security Essential

I was in Seattle recently and I met up with some of my friends from college, most of them worked for Microsoft. Wait, I think it was everybody who worked for Microsoft and there were people from the server group, guys who were working on the long awaited Windows 7 to some guys working on Read more about Microsoft enters software AntiVirus market with Microsoft Security Essential[…]

10 Myths / Facts about Boeing Factory Tour (Everett, WA)

I was privileged to go on the Boeing Factory Tour in Everett, WA and witness the production of 747, 767, 777 and 787 Dreamliner; I even saw a 747 DreamLifter on the runway. Boeing Factory lies about 30 minutes from downtown Seattle and it was very impressive. Before I went on the tour, some of Read more about 10 Myths / Facts about Boeing Factory Tour (Everett, WA)[…]