Donna Malayeri is a program manager on the Azure Mobile Services team. She previously worked on Reactive Extensions (Rx) and Visual F#. Before joining Microsoft, she was a member of the Scala team, working on projects such as the Scala Eclipse plugin. She holds a PhD in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University, where her focus was type systems for improving code reusability. In her spare time, she’s been known to write provocative and controversial papers for CMU’s SIGBOVIK conference series--the premier forum for all work in its broad areas of focus.