Melissa Boone

Melissa Boone

Melissa Boone

Melissa Boone is a senior research manager on the Xbox Research team, a team that conducts research to provide feedback and insight from our players around the globe. Melissa earned her BA in psychology at Spelman College and a PhD in social psychology and public health from Columbia University. Since joining Team Xbox, Melissa has worked on titles within the Halo and Minecraft franchises. Currently, Melissa’s work at Xbox focuses on managing research across Project xCloud, Mixer, and Ninja Theory; she also drives Xbox’s research on accessibility, diversity, and inclusion.