Albert Shum

CVP of Design at Microsoft


Albert leads a collaborative team imagining the future of experiences and devices at Microsoft. With over 20 years of product, brand, and digital design expertise, Albert has led initiatives at Nike and Microsoft to scale design thinking and create compelling experiences for millions. His team currently drives incubation for the Windows ecosystem, focused on coherent, inclusive design across diverse platforms to bridge the gap between humans and technology. Albert is known to muse on creativity, ambient computing, the responsibility of designers in the fourth industrial revolution, and the perfect bowl of ramen.