Nikki Barton

Senior Director of Advanced Design at Microsoft

Nikki is a design & UX leader with over 20 years experience across a wide range of platforms and technologies worldwide. She consistently pushing the boundaries of what is possible with digital – understanding the technology but not being dictated to by its limitations.

She has worked on numerous award winning products including Lumia Camera at Nokia/Microsoft, Tate website and handheld tour, Malcolm McLaren’s Casino of Authenticity & Karaoke art installation, as well as feature films including Mission Impossible.
Early in her career Nikki worked on the seminal TV documentary Hyperland, written by Douglas Adams and her subsequent role at the BBC’s Interactive Television Unit cemented her understanding of the language of film and television, where she contributed to some of the UK’s first interactive projects.

Nikki combines an entrepreneurial streak from founding a successful digital media agency, to VP level design roles in global corporates.