David Austin wins $100,000 prize of Microsoft Office Live Workspace Sweepstakes

The Microsoft Office Live Workspace team presented David Austin with his $100,000 grand prize, as part of the Office Live Workspace sweepstakes that kicked off when the service launched on March 3, 2008. Participants entered for a chance to win by signing up for their own Workspace, and earned up to two bonus entries for […]

The Microsoft Office Live Workspace team presented David Austin with his $100,000 grand prize, as part of the Office Live Workspace sweepstakes that kicked off when the service launched on March 3, 2008. Participants entered for a chance to win by signing up for their own Workspace, and earned up to two bonus entries for uploading their first document to their Office Live Workspace account and the first time they shared a document or Workspace with others. The winner could choose to use the grand prize to fund a favorite charity, an education or build a business.

Austin, a Seattle-based graduate student in the Library and Information Science program at the University of Washington (UW), was introduced to Office Live Workspace during one of his courses at UW, where he was studying various collaborative solutions such as Office Live Workspace.

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