Brett has been named Office 365 MVP for the past 5 years and was one of the first to be receive the title when it was created. He is a published author and well known speaker on topics related to Office 365 specifically and cloud adoption generally. He works closely with Microsoft and some of the world's largest Office 365 customers on hybrid cloud network architecture, performance, protocols, optimization, and the impacts of geo-distributed access. In addition to Office 365, he works with Azure IaaS services specially studying optimization opportunities. In his role as Technical Marketing Engineer at Riverbed he has co-authored papers with Microsoft on Azure Site Recovery and Hyper-V and developed the world's first optimized Azure Express Route demo, presented by Microsoft at TechEd Barcelona 2014. Prior to working for Riverbed, Brett was worldwide partner technical readiness manager for BPOS which evolved into Office 365.