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.
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
Oscar Garcia is a Principal Software Architect who resides in South Florida. He is a Microsoft MVP and certified solutions developer with many years of experience building software solutions. He specializes in building cloud solutions using technologies like AWS, Azure, ASP.NET, NodeJS, AngularJS as well as BI projects for data visualization using tools like Power BI, Tableau and JMP. You can follow Oscar on Twitter @ozkary and check out his blog at ozkary.com.
Based in South Africa, Edward van Biljon's drive and passion is to empower people with knowledge and help them up-skill to the next level. Edward is very active in the community. He is a blogger, trainer and soon to be author. Follow him on Twitter @edwardvbs
Charbel Nemnom is a Cloud Architect for itnetX (Switzerland) AG and a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Microsoft Azure. Accomplished hands-on technical professional with over 17 years of broad IT project management and Infrastructure experience serving on and guiding technical teams to optimize the performance of mission-critical enterprise systems. Excellent communicator adept at identifying business needs and bridging the gap between functional groups and technology to foster targeted and innovative systems development. Follow him on Twitter @CharbelNemnom