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Speakers
Industry Experts
Join Australian Most Valuable Professionals (MVP) and Industry Experts for a one day of accelerated learning about innovative technologies.

Industry expert speakers will present based on their real world experience in short action packed sessions
  1. Alessandro Cardoso
    Alessandro is an International speaker, a Technology Strategist, a Microsoft MVP for Cloud and Datacenter Management and Microsoft P-SSP with 24+ years of success in IT industry. He is an author, evangelist and a subject matter expert in Cloud, virtualization, management and with strong application development, security and collaboration knowledge. Alessandro have been a speaker at key conferences and roundtables across Australia, New Zealand and Brazil (TechEd, Ignite, VMware World, Symantec Symposium). Alessandro is a member of the Microsoft Azure Advisors and the Microsoft Identity Advisors. Twitter: @cloudtidings Blog: http://cloudtidings.com
  2. Bill Chesnut
    Bill Chesnut is the Cloud Platform & API Evangelist at SixPivot with 33 years of experience across multiple industries, including Government, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Logistics and Utilities. He has been involved in all aspects of Integration from architecture, solution design, implementation, solution development and environment support using both BizTalk and Azure. He is also a Microsoft Integration Microsoft Valuable Professional (MVP). Bill has been involved with Azure, BizTalk and BizTalk Training since the BizTalk 2000 release and has designed, implemented and mentored on numerous BizTalk projects throughout Australia and New Zealand. Twitter: @BizTalkBill Website: http://biztalkbill.com
  3. Jordan Knight
    Jordan is a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft. He's a software developer at heart and before starting at Microsoft he ran his own software development company specialising in building large tier one apps and services for many enterprise customers. Technical architecture, cloud scalability, developer experience and user experience are always on his mind.
  4. Mark O'Shea
    A Windows Expert - IT Professional MVP with over 20 years of IT experience. Twitter: @intunedin Website: http://intunedin.net
  5. Robert Crane
    Microsoft MVP & Principal of the CIAOPS a business focused on SharePoint, Cloud computing, Mobility, Productivity and Office 365 Twitter: @directorcia Website: ciaops.com
  6. Jeff Alexander
    Keynote Speaker (Microsoft) The geek at Microsoft Australia with 28 years experience in the IT industry. Sr. Technical Evangelist promoting and enabling the community . Twitter: @jeffa36
  7. Stefano Picozzi
    Keynote Speaker (RedHat) Specialist in OpenShift Enterprise .Business and practice lead for PaaS/DevOps solutions for Red Hat across Australia and New Zealand.
  8. Simon Waight
    Microsoft MVP. Simon's career focus has been on the building of online software solutions resulting in a deep understanding of the technologies used and challenges faced when working in this space. He has a wide-ranging set of experiences having worked as both a consultant and an FTE and filled varied roles from development, to architecture, to release and team management. Simon is interested in the full lifecycle of software solution delivery utilising Agile techniques and enjoys helping to build high performance teams.
  9. Martin Abbott
    Microsoft MVP Martin is an integration professional with over 20 years experience across a range of industries, including financial, health and resources. His primary role currently is innovation with a particular focus around the Internet of Things and creating agile and flexible enterprise application architectures.
  10. Victor Isakov
    Microsoft MVP Victor Isakov is a Microsoft Certified Architect, Microsoft Certified Master and Microsoft Certified Trainer who provides consulting and training services to various organizations in the public, private and NGO sectors globally. Victor regularly presents at various international events and conferences such as Microsoft TechEd, SQL PASS Community Summit and SQL Server Connections.
  11. Amr Fouad
    Amr is a technology evangelist, Microsoft MVP, blogger, speaker and a well-known industry expert. During his professional journey, Amr led various digital transformation projects aimed to enhance collaboration and productivity across different industries. Amr is always considered as a trusted advisor to business stakeholders. Amr exhibits a wide range of skills which allows him to own and deliver unique user-centred solutions with an exceptionally high adoption rate
  12. Grant Paisley
    Grant Paisley, a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and SSAS Maestro, is an international speaker and founder of Angry Koala, a Microsoft Business Intelligence partner based in Sydney Australia. Grant books include "SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services with MDX" (Data mining chapter) and "Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Recipes" (Australian sparkline and the Angry Koala OLAP browser chapters
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