Mike is a Senior Program Manager in the Skype Customer Engineering Group. His focus is assisting early adopter customers deploy beta versions of Skype for Business and other Microsoft products. He also assists major customers successfully deploy and manage Skype for Business products. He is an expert in user scenarios, including managing successful large meetings with Skype for Business. Prior to joining the Skype group Mike held various positions in Microsoft in the US, including Technical Product Manager and Program Manager in Office and Solutions Architect in the Live Meeting group. He originally joined Microsoft in the UK as a Microsoft Consultant and then Technology Specialist. He has presented at many technical conferences and product launches, as well as at US, European and UK Deployment Seminars.