Peter Cardwell

Head of XBOX Certification


Peter Cardwell is the Head of Xbox Certification ensuring the Interactive Entertainment experiences across the Xbox brand and LIVE service are second to none. Peter runs the global certification business responsible for ensuring final product quality and technical policy adherence across the Live service and Xbox family of devices. Most recently Peter developed the certification strategy for Xbox One X, incorporating the use of data to make meaningful decisions on product quality to improve the quality loop spanning all first and third party published content. He has strong experience in Software Quality Assurance built upon a formal background in Quality Management tools and techniques. Experience in implementing test and quality solutions in industries ranging from Software and Online Interactive Entertainment through Engineering and Manufacturing. Prior to Microsoft, Peter held the position of QA and Customer Services Manager at Codemasters, where he was responsible for test strategy and execution across all game titles released on the PC, Console, and handheld devices.