State of the Cloud at DevIntersection
While at DevIntersection, Carl and Richard host a panel discussion on the state of cloud development. No clouds were harmed in the making of this podcast.
Michèle Leroux Bustamante
Michele Leroux Bustamante is a founder and CIO of Solliance (solliance.net), founder of Policy Server, a Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft Azure MVP. Michele has years of experience in many fields including software architecture and design, identity and access management, cloud computing technologies, security and compliance, and DevOps.
Juval Lowy is a software architect and the principal of IDesign (www.idesign.net), specializing in .NET architecture consulting and advanced training. Juval is Microsoft's Regional Director for the Silicon Valley, working with Microsoft on helping the industry adopt .NET 4.0. His latest book is Programming WCF Services 3rd Edition (O'Reilly 2010). Juval participates in the Microsoft internal design reviews for future versions of .NET and related technologies. Juval has published numerous articles, regarding almost every aspect of .NET development, and is a frequent presenter at development conferences. Microsoft recognized Juval as a Software Legend as one of the world's top .NET experts and industry leaders.
Brady Gaster is a Windows Azure Technical Evangelist with Microsoft who focuses on helping web developers understand the benefits of using Windows Azure to develop and host their web applications and APIs. With a career focus on the .NET Framework and an aspiration to find new and exciting ways to use it, Brady has worked in a variety of industries as a web developer, service-oriented middleware developer, and .NET trainer. His recent interests involve connecting devices like the Kinect, Netduino, and robotics platforms to Windows Azure to demonstrate the powerful combination of physical and cloud computing platforms. He also enjoys finding creative ways to use SignalR, the groundbreaking open-source persistent HTTP abstraction
Zoiner Tejada has more than 20 years of experience in the software industry as a software architect, CTO, start-up CEO and venture investor, with particular expertise in cloud computing, big data, analytics, and machine learning. Beyond managing Solliance, Zoiner spends much of his time leading an expert team of data scientists and data engineers building sophisticated data pipelines for advanced analytics, capturing the best practices and learnings which the team delivers in trainings and hackathons to all sizes of customers. He was among the first to receive a Microsoft Azure MVP (“Most Valuable Professional”) designation and has since been awarded the MVP for eight consecutive years, including a dual MVP award for Azure and Data Platform and most recently for Artificial Intelligence (AI). Additionally, he is recognized by Microsoft as a Microsoft Regional Director. He received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University in the height of the dot-com bubble.