Dave Bowen

  I am the newest member of the UK Developer Tools Team, and am focussed on assisting organisations within the Public Sector and Comms & Media vertical markets to improve their software development efficiency by implementing our ALM Solution. This is my first role within Microsoft, prior to this i worked at a Microsoft Large…


Nilesh Khatri

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Charlie Duffy

I am the in the Marketing department and look after Partner Marketing and Visual Studio Product Marketing. This role involves ensuring all the partners know about Visual Studio, how to sell it, what are the main features and functions and providing training and assisting them market our product further. I am also responsible for getting…


Richard Erwin

Richard has been with Microsoft for 8 years starting as a Developer Support Engineer troubleshooting and debugging complex customer development issues.  For the past 2 ½ years Richard has specialised in Visual Studio Team System and Application Lifecycle Management.  Prior to joining Microsoft he gained a first class degree in Computer Science and worked as…


Jon Pratt

Hi, I am the  Developer Tools Business Manager responsible for the finance and insurance sector, (including capital markets).  I’ve been doing this job for a couple of years now.  I have been at Microsoft for about seven years in total. Prior to my current role,  I spent a number of years working as a Partner Manager, looking after some of Microsoft’s largest…


Mark Richardson

Having graduated in 1989 with a BEng Hons in Electronic Engineering from Sheffield University, I started out writing closed loop control system DSP assembler code and schedulers. I then moved to work in Sales Management and Business Development with first Integrated Systems and then Wind River at the intersection of the collision between, RTOS, Portable Devices,…


Neil Kidd

I joined Microsoft towards the end of 2000, and have been in the Dev Tools team since July 2006, having moved over from Microsoft Consulting Services. For the previous 2 1/2 years I’d been an Application Development Consultant, working with a variety of customers and partners assisting them across the whole of their development lifecycle. This pretty much…