Michael Russell

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Technology
Occupation Senior Software Engineer
Location Campbell, California, United States
Introduction QA Evangelist, Programmer/Analyst, All-Around Goofy Guy.

Currently Sr. Software Engineer at Netflix. Formerly Sr. Quality Engineer on Firefly at Amazon, QA Manager at Ritual Entertainment, Software Test Lead at Microsoft Game Studios, Director of IT for Meeting Professionals International.

Opinions expressed are my own and do not necessarily represent those of any current, former, or future employer.
Interests Testing, Development, Games, Game Development, Microsoft, Science Fiction, Movies, Bad Movies, Music
Favorite Movies Almost anything by Spielberg (with A.I. being a notable exception)
Favorite Music Depeche Mode, Erasure, Yanni, "Weird Al" Yankovic
Favorite Books Jurassic Park, Ender's Game, The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy (series)

Why don't you ever wear a scarf? It doesn't need to be cold outside for your neck to feel naked.

I don't wear a scarf because the wide scarves have a difficult time staying in one place, and the narrow scarves feel like they're strangling me.