Mathew George is a Principal Software Developer in the File Server & Clustering Team at Microsoft. He has been with Microsoft since 2001 and has contributed to the design and development of the SMB/SMB2/SMB3 family of protocols. He is one of the developers who worked on the "continuously available file server" feature set in Windows Server 2012. He has significant expertise in areas related to file storage protocols, Windows filesystem architecture, networking and clustering.