Samuel Moreau

Design and Research Director at Microsoft Office

If you don't sweat the details, who will?

Sam Moreau is a design leader at Microsoft where he was a central part of the industry shaping move to the modern “Metro” design principles. He has recently become the Design and Research Director for the Microsoft Office division where he is building a world-class design team to reimagine the essential apps and services that power productivity. Prior to this role, Sam was the Design Director for the Windows operating system where he led the team that shipped windows 7 and Windows 8. Before joining Microsoft in 2006, Sam spent 13 years in silicon Valley at various companies such as Yahoo!, MetaTV, Excite@Home, Diesel Design,  NewMedia Magazine, and Stanford University.