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Staff Spotlight: Alex Smith

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Tomorrow, April 24 is Alex’s 6-year Microsoft anniversary! Congrats!! Name: Alex Smith Hometown: Wellesley, MA Job: Senior Premier Field Engineer, Enterprise Search Years at MSFT: 6 years, as of April 24 Favorite restaurant in Boston: Anything in my home neighborhood, Washington Square in Brookline: Publick House, Fairsted Kitchen, The Abbey, and I really want to try Ribelle. Last thing you […]

Staff Spotlight: Hitakshi Nanavaty

Hitakshi Nanavaty
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Name: Hitakshi Nanavaty Hometown: Baroda, India Job: As a Technology Solution Professional at Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) in Boston, I engage with Enterprise customers to help them see the value that our technology platform has to offer in their specific business scenarios. Years at MSFT: 8 months Favorite restaurant in Boston: Punjab in Arlington, MA Last thing you Binged: Summer camps […]

Staff Spotlight: Anjali Banka

Anjali Banka, Office 365 Software Wizard!
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Name: Anjali Banka Hometown: Delhi, India Job: Software Development Engineer – Office 365 Years at MSFT: 2 years on June 4th! I am a university hire from Syracuse University, NY. Favorite restaurant in Boston: The café at Taj Boston – love the Indian food there. Za is my favorite for grabbing a quick pizza with […]

Microsoft Researcher, MIT and Brandeis Alum Leslie Lamport Receives Turing Award

Leslie Lamport
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Distributed systems. Without them, there would be no Internet. Which means that without Leslie Lamport’s monumental work on the theory of distributed computing—the Internet might not have evolved as it has today. Thanks Leslie! Today, Leslie Lamport, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research in Silicon Valley, was awarded the A.M. Turing Award, widely regarded as the […]