The new leader of Microsoft's Windows Insider program is Dona Sarkar, who has been with the company for 11 years. She is also a fashion designer and blogger, a novelist and more.
Sarkar takes over the gig from Gabriel Aul, who announced today he would be leaving that job to focus more on his work on the Engineering Systems team. In her own Twitter post, Sarkar stated she was "grateful and honored" to be taking over as Windows Insider's leader:
I can't tell you how grateful and honored I am for this opportunity. Thank you everyone!!! https://t.co/Z97qphTfEuI can't tell you how grateful and honored I am for this opportunity. Thank you everyone!!! https://t.co/Z97qphTfEu— Dona Sarkar (@donasarkar) June 1, 2016June 1, 2016
Sarkar has worked at Microsoft in many different roles since she joined the company in 2005, most recently on the HoloLens team. Microsoft's profile on Sarkar states:
Sarkar has lots of other interests outside of Microsoft. She is the co-founder of the fashion blog Fibonacci Sequins which she calls "the world's first style blog devoted to STEM fans". She's also working on her own fashion line called Prima Dona Style. Finally, she's a published author of five fiction and non-fiction books. You can check out her official website for more info.
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