Venkat is a program manager at Microsoft on the Outlook team and owns the mail, calendar, and contact APIs for Office 365, Exchange, Outlook.com. He has been at Microsoft for over seven years and has worked on the developer platform, server-to-server OAuth framework, an Exchange protocol-aware request-routing frontend, Outlook Web App, and a recent transport for Outlook/Exchange connectivity called MAPI over HTTP. Prior to Microsoft, Venkat worked at Amazon Web Services, Evoxis (a startup in Pittsburgh, PA), and Trilogy Software in Austin, TX. He lives in the Seattle metro area and enjoys reading about current affairs, watching murder mysteries, and music of all varieties.