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An Industry Innovator Who Spent Years with Microsoft Joins Us in the Studio

July 16, 2018

Nadine Kano is a high tech industry veteran with a broad technical, business development, marketing, and communications background. Straight out of college, she joined Microsoft to work on the first version of Word for Windows as the internationalization engineer. In her more than 23 years at Microsoft, she worked in a variety of roles, including software developer, technical evangelist for Windows, event content manager, OEM marketing director, IT solutions director, and senior director of executive communications. An award winning technical writer, Nadine wrote the landmark book Developing International Software, and authored articles for publications like Microsoft Systems Journal, Microsoft Developer Network and MultiLingual Computing Magazine, where she served as a contributing editor.

After graduating from Microsoft in 2012, Nadine co-founded The Arioso Group, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in communications, where she practices the art of helping corporations and startups tell their technical and business stories. She has served as an advisor to several early stage startups and co-teaches a course on software internationalization at Harvard Extension School.

A Princeton graduate with a BSE in computer science, Nadine served on the university’s computer science department advisory council for 12 years and augmented her computer science background with an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. She also graduated first in her class with a pastry degree from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and teaches cooking classes as a hobby.

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