Michael Washam is the CEO and Co-Founder of Opsgility. He has extensive history in the IT Industry where he has worked as an IT Professional, Developer, Evangelist and Program Manager. While at Microsoft as a Senior Program Manager on the Windows Azure Runtime Team, Michael led the release of the Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets for compute and the Windows Azure SDK (runtime). As a Senior Technical Evangelist Michael worked on the initial Windows Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service launch. In this role Michael also shipped the IaaS Windows Azure training kit, and the Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets for IaaS and Cloud Services. Michael is a globally recognized speaker at conferences such as BUILD and TechEd, avid blogger, speaker, and trainer on cloud computing, debugging, and DevOps.