Ed Giaimo

Senior Director of Hardware Product Development




Surface by Microsoft; Development with a Global Engineering Team



Biography: Ed Giaimo is Sr. Director of Hardware Product Development at Microsoft. Over his career, he has managed engineering development of new products at Microsoft, Zetron, and Hewlett Packard, spanning software measurement tools, medical instrumentation firmware, wireless communications & networking equipment, and PC & Xbox gaming controllers. Most recently, he managed the hardware development of Kinect for Xbox 360 and Surface Pro. Ed graduated from the MIT Dept of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with bachelor's and master's degrees. He did post-graduate study at Stanford in Computer Science. He is the proud father of a 2012 EE graduate from SPU who is completing her master's in sustainable management this June