Monday, March 10, 2008

Microsoft | Microsoft design team beefed up with veterans as competition in Web applications heats up | Seattle Times Newspaper

See the full article for a counter-example as well (i.e., a key architect going from Microsoft to Adobe)

Steve Guttman, product manager for Expression Web, was reunited with old friends, including Zocher, from his time at Adobe when he joined Microsoft eight months ago.

With Adobe, he was the first product manager for Photoshop and, along with Zocher and Douglas Olson (also an Adobe veteran now at Microsoft) had "a pretty significant effect on the programs that have now become standards: Illustrator, Premier and Photoshop," he said.

He described the Expression Studio team as "a little startup within a larger company."

Microsoft | Microsoft design team beefed up with veterans as competition in Web applications heats up | Seattle Times Newspaper

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