Bjorn Rettig

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Bjorn Rettig is the senior director of the School of Applied Technology at Microsoft, an instructor at the Harvard University Extension school, a husband, a father of two young ladies (both excited about STEM), and proud geek. After twenty-three years at Microsoft in different engineering roles, Rettig was exposed to massive open online courses (MOOCs) through an intern in his team. He then set his goal to join the Microsoft Learning team to be part of the learning revolution. He's the inventor of the multilingual user interface, the language interface packs, and holds five other software patents.