Albert Shum

Albert Shum
Director of Mobile Experience Design, Microsoft

Albert Shum directs the Mobile Design team at Microsoft, in Seattle and Redmond. The team consists of interaction, visual, motion, industrial and brand designers along with user researchers and design program managers working in a open studio. Our team collaborates with our engineering and business partners to create integrated mobile experiences for our consumers. Prior to Microsoft, Albert led the convergence of technology and sports incubation efforts at Nike developing resulting with the digital Nike+ experience.

Albert has a Master’s of Product Design from the Stanford University, a Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and the General Management Program from Harvard Business School. In his spare time, Albert is training to try and finish this summer’s Stage 17 up the Tourmalet.


Design & User Experience
Location: Empire East
Tags: mobile
Albert Shum (Microsoft), Paula Guntaur (Microsoft)
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How should UI designers bring to life their ideas for mobile experiences? Should we think in terms of standalone apps on a platform or also for web flexibility? How do you integrate the user’s experience to flow seamlessly between Apps and the Web? This session will run through the design thinking and process, and show the tools to take your apps to the next level of web integration. Read more.
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