Boyd Multerer

Boyd is the man responsible for Xbox Live, the gaming and entertainment service now used by more than 46 million people worldwide. Boyd founded and led the team that worked on the Xbox One operating system, which went on to win a Technical Emmy and a Microsoft Technical Achievement Award. He was behind XNA programming – which allowed independent designers to develop games for the Xbox 360 console. After almost 20 years at Microsoft, Boyd left in 2014 to create Kry10 Industries, building next-generation platforms for connected devices and cross platform applications.