Erwyn van der Meer works as Application Platform Consultant for Microsoft Services in the Netherlands. He specializes in the Windows Azure platform and helps customers with their journey to the cloud by advising them on how to create new cloud ready applications and/or migrate existing applications and workloads to Windows Azure. Erwyn started out with the platform when it was still only known internally as "Red Dog" and has kept up with its rapid expansion ever since. He is one of the Windows Azure Champs in the worldwide community of consultants from Microsoft Services. In his spare time Erwyn is member of the board of the Dutch Windows Azure User Group and organizes meetings to spread knowledge about Microsoft's cloud platform.