Michele Leroux Bustamante is co-founder / CIO at Solliance (solliance.net), a Cloud/Security architect, a Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft Azure MVP. Michele is a thought leader recognized in many fields including software architecture and design, identity and access management, cloud computing technologies , security and compliance, and DevOps . During the past 20 years, Michele has held senior executive positions at several corporations, assembled teams, implemented development process, and facilitated numerous successful large-scale enterprise application deployments. During the past few years Michele's focus has been leading the Security and Microservices practices at Solliance - and sharing customer learnings through presentations and workshops. Michele has also been active in the startup community with a keen understanding of the technical and business needs of a startups. She shares experiences through presentations and keynotes all over the world and has been publishing regularly during her entire career. Michele wrote the best-selling book ''Learning WCF'' (O'Reilly 2007) and Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (MS Press 2015).