Azure Cloud Computing Expert | Team Leader | Blogger | Public Speaker
Microsoft Azure subject matter expert, director, solution architect, software developer, technical community speaker and blogger.
Designer, implementer, operator and improver of solutions and processes that make operations efficient, lean, measurable and constantly improving.
More than 10 years' experience in Azure IaaS, PaaS and related technologies, and 25+ years of professional experience in .NET, database and open source development.
The Microsoft Cloud Desk for Avanade, provides solution architecture and presales engineering support across North America.
My role is to assist sellers and technical leads with implementing solutions and architectures around Azure adoption, governance, modernization and best practices.
I am responsible for the staff, resources, technical implementations and outcomes required to onboard customers to 10th Magnitude's Azure Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP) offering.
I own the technical artifacts and platform tooling used to monitor, alert and manage customer environments and service management.
I lead, mentor, support and supervise 10th Magnitude's presales solution architecture team. I also scope, design and implement Azure-based solutions.
I help medium and large enterprises, specializing in datacenter transformation, application modernization, automation, DevOps and solution architecture. Certified Microsoft Partner Seller - Cloud Solution Architect (P-CSA).
Developed instruction around IaaS / virtual machines, App Service, Azure SQL Database, Service Bus, IoT Hub, Azure Functions / serverless, Azure Storage, Azure Active Directory, virtual networks, security, ARM templates, PowerShell, CLI, etc.
Designed and built an industry-first, industry-exclusive, hands-on Azure laboratory and training environment system. This system makes Linux Academy the only e-learning platform that can deploy any Azure resource or service in a permissions-restricted, time-limited laboratory and training environment.
Responsible for creating custom websites, customer portals, content automation robots, ETL solutions, and mission-critical middleware.