Richard Banks is a principle interaction designer at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK. He's part of the Socio-Digital Systems team that looks at family life, trying to understand the complexities of home, in order to figure out how the digital should fit in appropriately.

Richard joined Microsoft after graduating from the Royal College of Art in London where he worked in Seattle on Microsoft Office, Windows and MSN before returning to the UK. Richard recently authored The Future of Looking Back which speculates on the nature of digital content as a legacy of our lives.

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