Join Tim Huckaby, Founder of InterKnowlogy and Actus Interactive Software, and Steve Fox, Director of Global Windows Azure Center of Excellence, as they discuss trends in big data, cloud and devices. Steve unveils his thoughts on the practical side of the cloud as well as some interesting stories about emerging cloud uses. Great Interview!
Steve Fox has worked at Microsoft for 12 years across a number of different technologies including natural language, search, social computing, and more recently Office, SharePoint and Windows Azure development. He is a Director in MCS and regularly speaks to many different audiences about building applications on Microsoft technology, with a specific focus on the cloud. He has spoken at several conferences, contributed to technical publications, and co-wrote a number of books including Beginning SharePoint 2010 Development (Wrox), Developing SharePoint Solutions using Windows Azure (MSPress), and the forthcoming Professional SharePoint 2010 Cloud-Based Solutions.
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.
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