Steve Michelotti works for Microsoft on the Azure Government team, focusing on developer enablement. He is a contributing author for Pluralsight training and a member of ASPInsiders. Before joining Microsoft, he was a 7-time Microsoft MVP in ASP.NET. In addition, Steve is a frequent presenter at developer user groups, conferences, and Code Camps along the East Coast. Steve is an avid blogger (http://stevemichelotti.com), has contributed articles to Visual Studio Magazine, and his work on high performance web solutions was featured on Channel 9. Before Microsoft, he served as an Architect/Developer for Applied Information Sciences (AIS) where he led numerous projects including a multi-year effort to modernize the business systems of a major insurance carrier. Previously he was the Chief Technologist at e.magination where he consulted with clients including Advertising.com/AOL where he was the Tech Lead for one of the highest volume .NET applications in the world.