Martin Wahl is a Principal Program Manager in Microsoft’s Azure Media Services group responsible for working with global customers and partners to help architect and optimize the use of the Azure Cloud for their internal and external digital media workflows. Martin is a 7+ year veteran of Microsoft having also worked within the Interactive Entertainment and Xbox business groups as well as on the cloud-based Office365 service. Prior to his tenure at Microsoft, Martin worked as a senior executive for a number of technology companies offering innovative products and services to the Pay TV and Digital Video industries, including building solutions around Video on Demand, Advanced Advertising, and T-commerce applications. Martin has a BA from the University of Southern California in Broadcasting. He currently lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife and two daughters, but is originally from Boston which makes him a huge Patriots and Red Sox fan!