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Son VoBa (SVoBa)
Son VoBa is a Program Manager in the Server & Tools Business at Microsoft Corporation.
Prior to joining Microsoft in 2000, Son had spent 20 years at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), which later was acquired by Compaq Corporation. While there, in a number of individual contributor and technical lead roles, he developed operating systems software in the areas of networking and communications subsystems for TOPS-10/20 36-bit large computer systems, VAXclusters and their management subsystems, VMS high-speed enterprise printing systems, and Alpha Windows NT drivers.
Son graduated from Purdue University with degrees in Science and Computer Science. His undergraduate project (under Doug E. Comer) was a typesetting system for Vietnamese and Russian languages designed to run on the CDC 6600 mainframe driving different Versatec electrostatic printer models.
Son received one EU patent, three US patents, and three more pending, for his work at Microsoft. These are in the areas of basic computing, applied RFID in datacenter infrastructure, virtual appliance distribution, trusted computing and applied cryptography.
The session speaker had to cancel the talk and returned to Redmond due to a family medical emergency. We're exploring another approach, likely through Channel 9, to deliver this talk in the near future.