Rick Rainey is an independent consultant and owner of CloudAlloc, LLC. He specializes in helping customers migrate to and build new applications to run on the Microsoft Azure Platform. He has over 25 years of experience designing, developing, and supporting applications using Microsoft technologies.
Rick is a Microsoft Azure Insider and Advisor, Certified Trainer (MCT), speaker, blogger, and Azure community enthusiast. He worked for Microsoft in various developer-focused roles for 12 years with emphasis on helping ISV’s develop solutions for the Windows and Azure platforms.
He is an active contributor in the Azure community. He speaks often at community events, organized and presented at the Dallas Global Azure Bootcamp, and helps support the broader Azure community by answering questions on Stack Overflow. He also writes about Azure on his blog at [http://rickrainey.com](http://rickrainey.com) and tweets Azure goodness on Twitter at @RickRaineyTx. Rick resides with his family in Dallas, Texas. Outside of work he is an avid runner and an occasional biker.