Robert Smit is a EMEA Cloud Solution Architect at Insight.de and is a current Microsoft MVP Cloud and Datacenter as of 2009. Robert has over 20 years experience in IT with experience in the educational, health-care and finance industries. Robert’s past IT experience in the trenches of IT gives him the knowledge and insight that allows him to communicate effectively with IT professionals. Follow him on Twitter at @clusterMVP.
Diederik Krols lives in Antwerp, Belgium. He is a principal consultant at U2U Consult where he leads, designs and develops C# and XAML apps for the enterprise and the store. He’s a Windows Development MVP since 2014. Diederik runs the XamlBrewer blog on Wordpress and the XamlBrewer repositories on GitHub. Follow him on Twitter @diederikkrols.
Jiří Činčura is an independent developer focusing on data and business layers, language constructs, parallelism and databases. Specifically Entity Framework, asynchronous and parallel programming, cloud and Azure. He’s a Microsoft MVP and you can read his articles, guides, tips and tricks at www.tabsoverspaces.com. Follow him on Twitter @cincura_net.
Syed Shanu is a Microsoft MVP, a two-time C# MVP and two-time Code project MVP. Syed is also an author, blogger and speaker. He's from Madurai, India, and works as Technical Lead in South Korea. With more than 10 Years of experience with Microsoft technologies, Syed is an active person in the community and always happy to share his knowledge on topics related to ASP.NET, MVC, ASP.NET Core, Web API, SQL Server, UWP, Azure, among others. He has written more than 70 articles on various technologies. He's also a several-time TechNet Guru Gold Winner. You can see his contributions to MSDN and TechNet Wiki here. Follow him on Twitter @syedshanu3.
James van den Berg has been working in ICT with Microsoft Technology since 1987. He works for the largest educational institution in Netherlands as an ICT Specialist, managing datacenters for students. He’s proud to have been a Cloud and Datacenter Management since 2011, and a Microsoft Azure Advisor for the community since February this year. In July 2013, James started his own ICT consultancy firm called HybridCloud4You, which is all about transforming datacenters with Microsoft Hybrid Cloud, Azure, AzureStack, Containers, and Analytics like Microsoft OMS Hybrid IT Management. Follow him on Twitter @JamesvandenBerg and on his blog here.