Simon Thurman, Microsoft UK
Simon is an Architect in the Developer Group. Over the past 17 years he has architected and developed software on mainframes, client server architectures and the Internet. Such memorable software includes: ensuring that you have the correct address, routing algorithms, and streamlining the house moving process.
Today at Microsoft he helps customers do innovative things with new technology to deliver business value. The rest of his time is spent with his wife and daughters and mountain biking.