The latest “Behind the Code” interview at Channel 9 is with Rebecca Norlander who is an executive with Microsoft. She started as a software developer and moved up and up in the company into a very senior role. So if you are looking for another example of the field not being all male this is it.
In the often male-dominated world of computers, Rebecca Norlander has made a name for herself by taking on big challenges and proving that she has what it takes to deliver results. Learn how Rebecca got her start at Microsoft, advancing through roles where she had tremendous impact on Excel, Internet Explorer, Windows XP SP2, and Windows Vista Security, and now as technical strategist to Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie.
Rebecca shares her insights around the obstacles she has overcome, the lessons she has learned, and how she became a strong advocate for customers while working on a variety of high-profile projects.
Behind the Code with Rebecca Norlander is available on Channel 9.
Also take a look at the Women in Microsoft series at Channel 9 for more interesting women who are making a difference. One interesting interview is titled Jillian Venters - A Goth inside the Deathstar OH yes, Goths at Microsoft - who knew?