Javed Sikander is the Group Program Manager for Microsoft BizTalk Server and Azure BizTalk Services. He is responsible for driving the vision, strategy and development of the product. With his over two decades of enterprise software experience, Javed engages with customers and partners to understand their needs and build products that enable them to cloud optimize every aspect of their business. Since joining Microsoft in 2003, Javed has been in various product development and technical evangelism roles engaging with enterprise developers and solution architects. Javed started his career in 1994 at i2 technologies, developing parts of i2’s flagship Supply Chain Planner suite. He was later responsible for the development of i2’s Supply Chain Analytics Platform and Solutions. After i2, He led the product management team at Tradec Software, an early stage company based in the Silicon Valley developing strategic sourcing applications for the high tech industry. Javed received an M.S. Computer Science degree from the University of Texas at Dallas and a B.S. Computer Science degree from Hyderabad, India.