With a background rooted in the sciences (Bachelor of Science Degree in Structural Engineering and minors in Mathematics and Physics), Josh Adams made the transition to the IT industry over 16 years ago. During that time he has worked in varying capacities including as a Software Test Engineer, a Field Consultant and a Program Manager, gravitating towards rolls that involved interfacing with customers and overcoming technical challenges. Currently a Senior Program Manager in the Windows Server and System Center (WSSC) CAT team at Microsoft (10 year tenure), he focuses on the end-to-end design and validation of Microsoft-based solutions running on next the generation of software in the private, public and hybrid cloud spaces.