Stephen Howell

Stephen Howell is the Academic Engagement Manager for Microsoft Ireland.
In this role he acts as STEM & coding evangelist at all education stages on the island of Ireland.
Prior to joining Microsoft, for many years he was a Computing lecturer in Dublin and a visiting professor in Tokyo.
Stephen is an experienced software developer with a focus on natural user interfaces like Kinect.
This passion led to the development of Kinect 2 Scratch which is used in thousands of schools and universities worldwide.
An experienced conference speaker, Stephen has been invited to present workshops and keynotes at conferences internationally.
When not evangelizing coding, Stephen lives in rural Ireland with Aileen and their 2 boys and 2 girls.
You can read his blog at and follow him on Twitter: @saorog