Shon Shah is a Principal Program Manager Lead at Microsoft. Over the course of 18 years, he has worked at Novell, Microsoft, and Amazon Web Services in the areas of distributed systems, virtualization management, identity and access management, and cloud services. He loves to conceive new ideas, prototype them, and productize them to build new businesses. Shon has been a speaker at many industry conferences and has filed 15 patent applications so far. His recent area of interest includes Internet of Things (IoT) and its potential to improve human life. He likes to travel and read books on leadership. Shon lives in Hyderabad with his wife and two kids.