John is a passionate technologist with a strong foundation in Computer Science and over 20 years of experience building world-class software in such companies as Microsoft, Redmond; Oracle, Redwood Shores; and MYOB, Melbourne._x000D_ _x000D_ He is an Azure MVP who frequently speaks at conferences and community events; and contributes to several open source projects._x000D_ _x000D_ He currently works as a Data Scientist at Applied Data Science, where his areas of interest include Machine Learning._x000D_