Featured Woman in Technology: Lisa S. Jones

After the tragic loss of her mother, this amazing woman was able to overcome the challenges of starting her own business and win a reality TV show!  Lisa S. Jones is the founder and chief executive officer of EyeMail Inc., who build what Lisa describes as the next generation of email with audio and video…

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Featured Woman in Technology: Rebecca Norlander

Rebecca Norlander is one of my personal heroines.  Microsoft holds an annual Women’s Conference, and I remember attending when I had just joined the company out of college, and being inspired by Rebecca’s talk.  She is one of the most senior-level women at Microsoft.  Rebecca currently owns strategy, planning, and high-level architecture for the Online…

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Featured Woman in Technology: Dianne Marsh

Dianne Marsh co-owns a software consulting company called SRT Solutions, with Bill Wagner.  They focus on learning and implementing new technologies to help their customers make technology decisions.  Dianne actively works with customers as a software consultant.  She typically enjoys back-end development and that which is "computationally intensive".  One recent project involved the University of…

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Software Development Meme

I did not line up a Featured Woman post for today, but as luck would have it, I was tagged by Jeff Blankenburg to answer some questions about how I got into software development.  (These questions were originally posed by Michael Eaton here.)  So this counts as today’s Featured Women in Tech post, right?  :) …

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Featured Woman in Technology: Katy Kneale

Katy Kneale is a Test Lead for the Online Management Platform and Solutions group at Microsoft.  She owns testing the user interface for several management products, like the Microsoft Update Catalog, the Asset Inventory Service (part of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack), and the Microsoft Update website.  Katy leads a team of 4 fulltime employees…

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Featured Woman in Technology: Toi B. Wright

Toi B. Wright owns her own consulting business, One Stop Designs, which does web development for small- to medium-sized businesses.  She started the company in 2003 and is the sole employee.  "Right now that makes sense for me, even though I occasionally have to turn down jobs."  She primarily does intranet sites.  Toi is extremely…

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Featured Woman in Technology: Janet Galore

Janet Galore is a Senior Program Manager on the Strategic Prototyping team at Microsoft.  This is a small team of 11 people that support Craig Mundie in his vision as Chief Research and Strategy Officer by developing prototypes and demos to tell credible stories about the future.  The team grapples with the world’s big problems…

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Featured Woman in Technology: Carey Payette

Carey Payette is a senior software developer at American Electric Power (AEP).  At AEP, she holds the role of Lead Developer or Technical Solution Owner on multiple projects.  Carey defines the application architecture and technologies to use on these projects as well as participating in the actual coding.  Projects range from customer self-service websites, to…

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Featured Woman in Technology: Karen Djoury

Karen Djoury is a Test Manager of the Windows International team at Microsoft.  She is responsible for testing all versions of the Windows operating system in languages other than English and ensuring a great localized experience.  Karen manages a team of about 50 people.  Her team partners with other international teams that test in-country.  Karen…

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Featured Woman in Technology: Amity Binkert

Amity Binkert works as a contractor for a market-research company called novaQuant.  Using Perl, JavaScript, Python, and CSS, she designs and implements online surveys and transforms and tabulates the resulting data for analysis and reporting.  Amity lives in the San Francisco Bay area, but novaQuant is a completely distributed company, with no central office and…

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