Kathleen Winder is an evangelist for new technologies at Microsoft. As a nine-year Microsoft veteran, she is currently working with partners to bring the apps everybody loves to Microsoft Windows Phones, tablets, and gaming platforms. Kathleen is currently U.S. Director of Partner Marketing at Microsoft. She previously served as Director of SharePoint and FAST Partners, as well as Business Manager for the Microsoft Office Business Division. Prior to Microsoft, Kathleen worked to launch two startups as Director of Professional Services at Groove Networks and Alliance Business Development Manager at Radnet. She also worked at Ernst & Young as a Senior Technology Consultant. Kathleen holds a degree in Engineering from Michigan State University and is an avid photographer and equestrian.