Bytes by MSDN: Michèle Leroux Bustamante and Rob Bagby discuss Security and the Cloud

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Learn more about Michèle's background and find out why Azure has her tempted to start her own business!

About Michèle
Michèle Leroux Bustamante is an IDesign Chief Architect. She is also Microsoft Regional Director for San Diego, and a Microsoft MVP for Connected Systems. With over 15 years of experience designing enterprise systems, prior to IDesign Michèle has held senior executive positions at several corporations. She has assembled and organized software development teams from the ground up, implemented processes for all aspects of the software development lifecycle, and facilitated many successful large-scale enterprise application deployments, including capital fund raising, sales, and business development efforts. Michèle specializes in training, mentoring, and high-end architecture consulting services focusing on scalable and secure architecture design for .NET, Web services, interoperability, federated security scenarios, and globalization architecture. She participates in Software Design Reviews for products in the Microsoft roadmap, including WCF and CardSpace. During the Beta 1 phase Michèle participated in prototyping elements of the CardSpace technology for the product team. Michèle has been advisor to University of California, San Diego Extension since 1994, establishing several successful certificate programs. Michèle is a member of the International .NET Speakers Association (INETA), and a frequent conference presenter at major technology conferences such as Tech·Ed, PDC, Dev Connections, and NDC. Michèle has been a conference chair for many conferences and events, and is currently conference chair for the Cloud Computing track at Dev Connections. She regularly publishes in several technology journals. Michèle's latest book is Learning WCF (O’Reilly, 2007, updated 2008/2009). Visit her book blog or her main blog.

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