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Steve Rowe


Steve Rowe is a graduate of the University of Illinois and a twenty-year veteran at Microsoft. He spent most of that time in the testing and quality organizations around Windows and worked on multimedia, helping bring DVD playback to the PC, introducing Media Player, redesigning Windows audio, and working on hardware accelerated video playback. After that he helped create Windows Runtime, the application and API model used by Universal Windows Applications. In the past several years Steve has focused on using data science to understand product quality. He was heavily involved in the shift within the Windows team from automated testing to assessing quality through telemetry. Steve’s blog can be found at