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Microsoft opens mysterious office in small town a ferry ride away from Seattle

Microsoft has quietly opened a small office in Silverdale, Wash. a town of shut to twenty,000 throughout Puget Sound from Seattle.

The Tacoma News Tribune first spotted a sign for the Microsoft office at Creekside Office Park in Silverdale. The Puget Sound Business Journal reports that Microsoft arrange the office, which might maintain roughly 20 folks, primarily to recruit Nathan Evans, previously the chief expertise officer at Applied Technical Systems.

Evans most well-liked to remain on his turf, the Enterprise Journal reported, reasonably than making what would certainly be a brutal commute to Microsoft HQ in Redmond from Silverdale. Evans is deeply entrenched in his neighborhood as a member of the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance’s Board of Directors and bringing a Microsoft office to his yard each makes his ride to work simpler and represents an financial growth win for the realm.

A Microsoft spokesman confirmed that the corporate has arrange an office in Silverdale, however wouldn’t give additional particulars.

Evans’ Microsoft title is principal software program architect. In response to his LinkedIn bio, he’s engaged on huge information visualization and he’s a fan of “purposes that put people first (lovely, usable, quick, resilient).”

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