Christian Wiswell manages the models test team at IDM. This team's mission is to provide software quality assurance to the models consumed by the IDM research team. Christian has Bachelor of Arts degrees in both History and Philosophy from the University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS). Christian has almost twenty years of experience in software quality, working on RESTful web services, desktop applications and new user interfaces at Microsoft, Google, and a couple of internet startups. While at Microsoft, he was brought onto the PixelSense (formerly Surface) project because of his background in software test and board gaming, and his work there generated two patent awards.