Tejas Karmarkar is a Principal Program Manager for Azure High Performance Computing based in Microsoft’s Redmond, Washington corporate headquarters. He has worked in Microsoft for 10 years starting from the data center and then Private Cloud before moving to High Performance Computing team 2 years ago. Currently, Tejas is responsible for engineering and business strategy for Big Computer and High Performance Computing solutions running on Microsoft Azure Cloud for the manufacturing and simulation industry. Prior to joining Microsoft, Tejas was working with Altair engineering for more than 8 years and has extensive experience in the automotive space. Altogether he has more than 18 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. Tejas has a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as an MBA from Michigan State University.