Guests of Cloud with Chris

Abel Wang

Abel Wang

Abel Wang is a Principal Cloud Advocate and DevOps Lead at Microsoft, specializing in DevOps and Azure with a background in application development.

Andrew Nathan

Andrew Nathan

Andrew is a Senior FastTrack Engineer in the FastTrack for Azure Team based out of Australia, and has been for the last 15 months. Prior to that Andrew was a Cyber Security Premier Field Engineer for the Microsoft Services team, where he leveraged his broad security knowledge gained from 8+ years as an Information Systems Technician in the Australian Army. Andrew’s focus is around governance and security architecture but his passion is around OSINT which he intends to use to vet potential suitors of his four daughters.

Christos Matskas

Christos Matskas

Christos Matskas is a software developer, blogger, speaker and all around geek. He currently works at Microsoft as an Azure Engineer (PFE) empowering developers and teams to do amazing things with technology. Before joining Microsoft, he was a successful entrepreneur and has successfully collaborated with companies such as MarkIT, Lockheed Martin and Barclays. He's been building software for over 13 years and he's a passionate Open Source advocate. He contributes regularly to numerous OSS projects and works closely with the community to make the software development space bigger and better.

Ezhilarasi Chezhiyan

Ezhilarasi Chezhiyan

Ezhilarasi Chezhiyan works as a Product Consultant of Serverless360 at Kovai.co. She has an experience of more than a decade in the IT field with the knowledge spectrum spread across various domains and is also passionate about Microsoft Azure offerings like Azure Logic Apps, Functions, and Service Bus. Ezhilarasi is also certified on MSCA: Web Applications and MSCD: App Builder. She is an active speaker for Techmeet360 and likes to share her ideas with the community by writing technical articles focused on Azure Serverless technologies.

Fletcher Kelly

Fletcher Kelly

Fletcher is a senior engineer within the FastTrack for Azure team. He is a passionate cloud advocate and pretty much loves everything around the cloud and all of its supporting technologies. Looking to share his experiences with a larger community as well as learn from the community. You can’t take and not give back. He has many other passions apart from cloud and technology, these include scuba, motorbikes, home automation and travelling with his amazing and very patient wife.

Maria Vrabie

Maria Vrabie

Maria is an engineer working in the FastTrack for Azure team within the Engineering organization at Microsoft. She is currently helping various businesses implement Azure solutions focusing on Intelligent agents, Cognitive Services, as well as analytics. Hackathons enthusiast and inclusion advocate, she has been volunteering or mentoring at different STEM events since her time back in university.

Peter Piper

Peter Piper

Peter has over 25 years of experience (most of which are software development with a focus on web application development) ranging from hardware to software, excellent global client interaction, and offering unique perspective resulting in solutions. Peter recently joined Microsoft's FastTrack for Azure Engineering team.

Thomas Maurer

Thomas Maurer

Thomas works as a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft. He engages with the community and customers around the world to share his knowledge and collect feedback to improve the Azure cloud platform. Prior to joining the Azure engineering team (Cloud + AI), Thomas was a Lead Architect and Microsoft MVP, to help architect, implement and promote Microsoft cloud technology.

If you want to know more about Thomas, check out his blog: www.thomasmaurer.ch and Twitter: www.twitter.com/thomasmaurer.

Will Eastbury

Will Eastbury

Will works on the FastTrack for Azure Engineering team at Microsoft, helping customers to build, deploy and scale cloud solutions.