Michael Saxs Persson has been passionately making games for over 20 years.
He has been filling every role imaginable on big and small teams: Programming, design, game director, executive producer and general manager.
After immigrating from Denmark to follow his dream of making games in 1993 working for various companies, he joined Xbox in 2009.
When given the chance to join the Minecraft team he jumped at it, focusing his efforts on Minecraft on Windows 10 and Minecraft for Microsoft HoloLens and VR.
His latest project is the Minecraft coding tutorial for Hour of Code and the Minecraft VR versions.
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