Burzin Patel is the Director of Product Marketing for the Microsoft StorSimple solution. He is in charge of all go-to-market and field enablement activities associated with the solution. Prior to joining Microsoft (as part of the StorSimple acquisition) Burzin used to be the Sr. Director for Technology at StorSimple and worked very closely with customers and partners to evangelize the StorSimple solution as well as have deep technical conversations. Burzin has 20 years of industry experience and has co-authored several books and articles as well as presented at several conferences during this period.