Mike McKeown is a Microsoft Azure MVP who is employed as a Principal Cloud Architect with Aditi Technologies. He spent almost two decades with Microsoft in various roles and has spent over 25 years working within various IT roles. This has given Mike a very unique breadth, as well as depth, of the IT environment from the view of development, management, infrastructure, sales, and the customer. He has experience in the cloud around both the Infrastructure and Platform as a Service solution models. His passion is to help stakeholders or customers define their business/system requirements, and then apply cloud architecture patterns and best practices to meet those goals.
Mike writes white papers for MSDN, blogs about Azure on his blog at www.michaelmckeown.com, develops Azure video training content for Pluralsight, and is a speaker at both regional and national conferences. You can follow his experiences with Azure on Twitter at @nwoekcm.
Mike lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife Tami and five kids Kyle, Brittany, Adrianna, Michael Jr, and Sean. He plays the drums, is active in his church, and loves to work out regularly.