Wenming Ye is a Sr. Research Program Manager at Microsoft Research. His current responsibility is helping researchers to utilize Cloud-based Big Data and Big Compute tools in their research. After completing his graduate work at CU Boulder, Mr. Ye joined SRI International, where he focused on design and development of innovative wireless, handheld, and Web-based simulation tools and services. Mr. Ye returned to Boulder as a developer on the commercialization team at Tech-X Corp, where he developed and productized large-scale HPC software. Mr. Ye then joined Microsoft as a Sr. technical evangelist worked on products including Windows HPC, Technical Computing, Windows Azure and HDInsight.