Jack Williams



Jack Williams is a Senior Researcher at Microsoft working as part of the Calc Intelligence team. Jack’s research focuses on infusing spreadsheets with programming language technology, including topics such as units of measure, logic reuse, and bidirectional editing. Most recently, Jack has been building new experiences for LAMBDA formulas.

Before joining Microsoft, Jack was a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh working on contract semantics and gradual typing.



Calc Intelligence at Microsoft Research: A deep partnership to transform the future of Excel

Our team Calc Intelligence at Microsoft Research has partnered with Excel for many years.  This talk will cover some of our past work, such as the initial development of LAMBDA and the principles of Excel as a programming language, our present work on the LAMBDA editor, and finally some future concepts we’re excited about!

Excel Virtually Global is an independent conference and is neither sponsored nor approved by Microsoft.


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