Steve is Program Manager in the Visual Studio Cloud Platform Tools team focusing on consuming services. In the past Steve has worked on various technologies including Silverlight, Windows Phone, SQL Server Compact, Sync Services for ADO.net/Sync Framework, and many other data and service scenarios. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2003, Steve was a technical architect with an early, circa 1990, eCommerce company. He moved from New York to run the development group for a consulting firm in Dallas building web, client and mobile device applications for corporate customers. With an engineering background in the remote broadcasting industry Steve lived the life of the road warrior/mobile workforce where he gained his passion for the occasionally connected road warrior who was just trying to get their job done.