Juval Lowy on the Path of the Architect

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Software Legend and Master Architect Juval Lowy joins Dr. Doris Chen for a candid discussion of the career path of architects. Juval has mentored hundreds of architects the world over in his renowned Architect's Master Class, and has a unique perspective on the role of the architect. Juval defines the architect as the technical manager of the project, wearing the hats of the design lead, technical lead and process lead. Juval and Doris discuss how one becomes an architect, the choices and the challenges involved, and the importance of aligning the architect's career phase with the environment.

About Juval Lowy

Juval Löwy is the founder of IDesign and a master software architect specializing in system and project design. Juval has mentored hundreds of architects across the globe, sharing his insights, techniques, and breakthroughs, in architecture, project design, development process, and technology. Juval is Microsoft's Regional Director for the Silicon Valley and had participated in the Microsoft internal strategic design reviews for C#, WCF and related technologies. Juval is a frequent speaker at the major international software development conferences. Juval published several bestsellers, and his latest book is the 4th edition of Programming WCF Services (O'Reilly 2015). Juval published numerous articles, regarding almost every aspect of modern software development and architecture. Microsoft recognized Juval as a Software Legend as one of the world's top experts and industry leaders.

Links:

http://www.idesign.net/

http://www.idesign.net/Training/Architect-Master-Class

 

About Dr. Doris Chen

Dr. Doris Chen is a Senior Technology Evangelist at Microsoft for the Western region of the United States, specialized in web technologies (HTML5, jQuery, JavaScript, Ajax, and Java). Doris has over 18 years of experience in the software industry working in several open source web tier technologies, Java platform, .NET and distributed computing technologies. She speaks at numerous international conferences and user groups including O'Reilly OSCON, Fluent, Dev Nexus, HTML5 Dev Conference, WebVisions, JavaOne, SD Forum, and worldwide User Groups.Before joining Microsoft, Doris Chen was a Technology Evangelist at Sun Microsystems. Doris received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in computer engineering, specializing in medical informatics. 

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Channel 9: https://channel9.msdn.com/Niners/dorischen

Blog:   https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dorischen/

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