I am a Principal Software Architect working as part of the Microsoft Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT). As part of this engineering team I help internal and external customers build some of the largest and most complex applications and services on the platform. The primary goal of this is to reduce risk and exposure for the customers while bringing information back to the product groups to continually grow and improve their platform.
For over two decades I have worked on Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, having the opportunity to work on projects in many industries including, cars, construction, mining, power generation, medical and consumer to name a few. The most important lessons in this work are around scale, availability and understanding device capabilities.