Steve is an Architect at Microsoft in Redmond, WA. He works on distributed services for the Interactive Entertainment Division, that includes XBox, Windows Phone, and TV services. Steve has been at Microsoft for the better part of 18 years.
He contributes to various community sites:
He is an ex-pat who grew up in England on the South Coast in a town that King George V was none-too-polite about. He speaks proper Queen’s English and while in the US has been mistake for being South-African, Welsh, Scottish, Irish, Australian, and many other Colonial nationalities.
Steve is married to Lucy, has two teenage girls – Lauren and Jade, and three Labradors to keep him busy. If he had spare time he would cook, eat things grown in his garden, play driving and strategy games on the XBox, and work to overcome his mild addiction to building games like SimCity and Civilization.