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Tuesday, May 23


Azure: The Intelligent Cloud
Experience the newest technologies in Azure by joining Scott Guthrie for a session on how you can do more on the intelligent cloud.  Scott will present a deep dive into Microsoft’s cloud services, advanced workloads and capabilities.  He’ll do a number of demonstrations first-hand to show how these solutions can enable you to achieve more using the best of the Linux ecosystem and the best of the Windows ecosystem, together.  Demos will include the latest in infrastructure, enterprise mobility + security, Xamarin/mobile development, SQL, Data Lake, Cognitive Services, open source capabilities, Hybrid cloud, Azure Stack, Logic Apps, developer tools and services, containers and more

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Scott Guthrie

EVP of Cloud + Enterprise, Microsoft Corporation

Tuesday May 23, 2017 08:30 - 09:45
Room 9
Wednesday, May 24


Build cool and amazing stuff with Microsoft
At Build 2017, we introduced a lot of new technology for developers. We were directly involved in those announcements and the demos you saw, and now we want to bring it to you, in person.

In this demo-focused keynote, Pete Brown and Giorgio Sardo will use the latest bits to run you through a bunch of the exciting technology we’re working with, including bots and intelligent services, web technology for building apps, building for new devices and modes of interaction, the Windows Subsystem for Linux, Visual Studio, and much more. You'll get the latest and greatest stuff, using the freshest bits, including a bunch of things we can't even talk about until after Build.

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Pete Brown

Speaker, Techorama
Principal PM in the new PAX (Partner App Experience) team in WDG (Windows and Devices Group) at Microsoft. We're working to make Windows 10 better for everyone.Primary focus is on Windows all up, but with a love for IoT, specifically client devices using Windows (Raspberry Pi and... Read More →
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Giorgio Sardo

Giorgio leads a team of amazing engineers and evangelists at the forefront of the latest platform innovations in Microsoft. He influences product strategy by channeling feedback from developer ecosystem. He coordinates the technical messaging and keynotes at top Microsoft events like... Read More →

Wednesday May 24, 2017 13:45 - 14:45
Room 9


Building the intelligent cloud, from transactional data to Artificial Intelligence at the speed of light
Microsoft is building the Intelligent Cloud Platform to help enterprises and their customers accelerate their businesses, provide data insights and enable machine learning and artificial intelligence at the speed of light.
Join this session and discover the journey and innovation going from transactional data, to machine learning and artificial intelligence. 

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Dandy Weyn

As worldwide technical lead for Data Insights and IoT, Dandy works with the largest customers on digital transformation in the enterprise. He supports our teams of deep technical global blackbelts and solutions architects on SQL Server, Azure Data Services, Machine Learning and IoT... Read More →

Wednesday May 24, 2017 13:45 - 14:45
Room 4


DevOps on the Microsoft stack with Donovan Brown
The complete session description will only be announced closer to Techorama.

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Donovan Brown

Meet The Man in the Black Shirt. Donovan Brown is a Principal DevOps Program Manager on Microsoft's US Developer Division team. Why is DevOps one of the hottest topics? Because it hurts the most. Luckily, Donovan's unofficial tag line is #RubDevOpsOnIt and he's here to make it all... Read More →

Wednesday May 24, 2017 13:45 - 14:45
Room 7


Digital Transformation and the role of the IT Professional
The word Digital Transformation seems to be something that you can’t stop hearing in the corridors of business around the world. In this session we’ll explore what Digital Transformation is and the role of the IT Professional. With some surprising examples of companies that have tackled digital transformation, to exploring how the IT Professional can be ready for Digital Transformation, we want to take you on a journey so you’ll leave feeling inspired and ready to drive Digital Transformation in your company.

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Erik Kerkhofs

As a member of the Microsoft Belux senior leadership team, Erik heads up the DX division, responsible for inspiring and recruiting startup and software businesses for a cloud first, mobile first world, from ideation over business development all the way to go-to-market strategies. He... Read More →

Wednesday May 24, 2017 13:45 - 14:45
Room 13


The Vision of Computer Vision: The bold promise of teaching computers to understand the visual world
How is Computer vision, machine learning, and mixed reality designed into innovative software built on the latest and greatest emerging experiences?
Join Tim Huckaby in a keynote focused on the power of Computer Vision: Designing, developing, and putting interactive vision based software systems into production. 
This keynote will explain the components of computer vision like machine learning and demonstrate the use cases where computer vision solutions are happening.  In addition, those coming in the immediate future.  Moreover, speculate on the computer vision solutions of the future.  
This demo-heavy keynote will show you a number of real interactive solutions in the realm of 2D & 3D cameras in addition to mixed reality devices that produce interactive holographic experiences. 

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Tim Huckaby

Tim Huckaby is an industry luminary focused on Emerging User Experiences, User Interaction Design and the Natural User Interface (NUI).     Mr. Huckaby has over 35 years of technology experience including serving on a server product team as a development lead on an architecture... Read More →

Wednesday May 24, 2017 13:45 - 14:45
Room 6