Nokia Hires Former Silverlight Program Manager Justin Angel


Most of you would probably know Mr.Justin Angel in our Windows Phone community. He served at Microsoft as a program manager in Silverlight team and even shipped the popular Silverlight toolkit. After he left Microsoft he joined Vertigo, the company behind Netflix and other popular Windows Phone apps. He is active in Windows Phone development community with his apps like iheartradio, Neurons, United Nations news. Recently he did a research on Windows Phone marketplace apps and posted some great stats. Ans now he is working on Metro Pandora app and an unofficial Pandora SDK for Windows Phones.

Now Justin Angel was hired by Nokia as Principal Software Engineer on Windows Phone 7 developer experience. Smart move by Nokia right ?? Nokia will expect him to do the same job which he does now, evangelizing Windows Phone development.

You can find more on Justin at http://justinangel.net/.

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