Vijay has spent his entire career at Microsoft of over 8 years on virtualization, systems management, integrated systems and cloud systems, He has a diverse and broad and unique perspective on the cloud disruption. He owns the development of Azure based private clouds (Microsoft Azure Stack) that customers can deploy and operate as a facsimile of Azure on their premises. His team is responsible for developing the software that enables customers to run Azure Stack in their datacenters. In addition he is also responsible for developing the hardware ecosystem for Azure Stack. He has a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota.