Microsoft’s Storyteller on What’s Next - IxDA Dublin May Meetup

Event date: 
May 9, 2011 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Centre for Creative Practices
15 Pembroke Street Lower
Dublin 2
IxDA Dublin
Event description: 


We're delighted to announce that Steve Clayton from Microsoft will be joining us on Monday 9th of May 2011 to discuss what's next at Microsoft. He'll discuss the trends that are shaping Microsoft’s future direction with a focus on natural user interfaces. We’ll look at Windows Phone 7, Xbox Kinect, Surface and use these as the platform to talk about the future direction of NUI and what’s going on in Microsoft’s labs.


Its free to attend but space is limited (just 40 spaces) so make sure you grab your ticket fast! You can get your ticket from

Where: Centre for Creative Practices, 15 Pembroke Street Lower, Dublin 2 (

Date: Monday, 9th March 2011

Time: 6:30 - 10pm


A big thank you to Microsoft Ireland for sponsoring the event. Hope to see you all there!

A Little Bit About Our Speaker

Steve Clayton is the editor of Next at Microsoft and a Microsoft storyteller. In this role, Steve works with teams across Microsoft to highlight work of the product groups, Microsoft Research, incubations teams and individuals – all with the aim of providing an insider’s view of Microsoft and showing people what’s next in technology. He spends time with the company’s developers, researchers, ethnographers, sociologists, cinematographers, and even race car drivers and highlights their work through speaking engagements and the Next at Microsoft website.

Prior to this, Steve held roles as Director of Cloud Strategy in Microsoft International and CTO of Microsoft's UK Partner Group. He has worked at Microsoft for over 13 years in a range of sales and technical roles - always with a passion for technology and its potential impact on the world.

Steve has a keen interest in all areas of technology and prior to launching the Next at Microsoft site, authored the award winning blog titled “Geek in Disguise”. Steve holds a 1st class honors degrees from Loughborough University in Information and Computing. Outside of work he’s a fan of Liverpool Football Club and enjoys design and scuba diving.


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