Bytes by MSDN: Michael Collier and Tim Huckaby discuss the marriage of the cloud and mobility with Windows Azure and Windows Phone
- Posted: May 22, 2012 at 6:00AM
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Join Tim Huckaby, Founder of InterKnowlogy and Actus Interactive Software, and Michael Collier, National Architect for Neudesic, discuss Window Azure and Windows Phone. Michael raves about helping customers with their cloud projects and shares his insights into the marriage of cloud and mobility in a cost of effective way as well as his favorite feature Web Roles.
Michael Collier is a Windows Azure MVP and serves as a National Architect for Neudesic, a Microsoft SI partner that specializes in Windows Azure. He has nearly 11 years of experience building Microsoft-based applications for a wide range of clients. Michael spends his days serving as a developer or architect – helping clients succeed with the Microsoft development platform. He gets very "geeked up" about any new technology, tool, or technique that makes his development life easier. He is also an avid golfer and attempts to be good at shooters on the Xbox 360. Michael also speaks nationally on Windows Azure - previous speaking engagements include multiple regional user groups, CodeMash 2011, Cloud Connections, Cloud Expo, and multiple Windows Azure Boot Camp events. You can follow Michael on Twitter and on his blog at www.MichaelSCollier.com.
Tim Huckaby is focused on the Natural User Interface (NUI) in Rich Client and Rich Internet Application (RIA) Technologies like Silverlight & WPF on the computer, the Surface, and Windows Phone 7. He has been called a "Pioneer of the Smart Client Revolution" by the press.
Tim has been awarded multiple times for the highest rated Keynote and technical presentations for Microsoft and numerous other technology conferences around the world by Microsoft Corporation. Tim has done presentations on Microsoft technologies at technology events like Microsoft Tech Ed, Product Launch events, Dev Days, MEC, World Wide Partner Conference, MGB, MGX, and the PDC, along with 3rd party technology conferences all over the world is consistently rated in the top 10% of all speakers at these events. Tim was selected by Microsoft as a speaker for the International .NET Association and speaks at events world-wide on Microsoft's behalf. Tim has done keynote demos at big Microsoft events and product launches for numerous Microsoft executives including Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer.
Tim founded InterKnowlogy, experts in Microsoft .NET and Microsoft Platforms, and Actus Interactive Software, and has 25+ years experience including serving on a Microsoft product team as a development lead on an architecture team. Tim is a Microsoft Regional Director, an MVP and serves on multiple Microsoft councils and boards like the Microsoft .NET Partner Advisory Council.