Rudra Mitra is the Partner Director for Information Protection on the Office 365 team. Rudra focuses on building enterprise grade data protection and compliance technologies such as Mobile Device Management, Data Loss Prevention, Encryption, Archiving, eDiscovery, Auditing, and Spam and Malware protection. As a 16 year Microsoft veteran, he has also worked on everything from skunkworks projects at Microsoft to being a founding member of the Office 365 service, in a variety of roles from Software Development Engineer to Program Manager. Rudra graduated from the University of Washington. When not spending time with customers, designing features, or with partners, Rudra can be found following cloud computing trends, advising local startups, or with his wife and two children.