With the new SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 365, developers will be able to create apps for Office and SharePoint and host them on Windows Azure. There is also a powerful option to extend Office 365 solutions with Windows Azure web sites. In this presentation, Christian will discuss what changes are happening across the SharePoint and Office 365 platforms, share some insights into how his company is using Azure, and discuss where there may be technical and business opportunities for developers and businesses within the space.
Christian Buckley is a Microsoft SharePoint MVP, and an internationally recognized author and speaker. As Axceler's evangelist, he drives product awareness, partner advocacy, and community development. He previously worked at Microsoft as part of the enterprise hosted SharePoint platform team (now part of Office365). Prior to Microsoft, Christian was managing director of a regional consulting firm in the San Francisco East Bay, co-founded and sold two technology startups, and worked with some of the world’s largest hi-tech and manufacturing companies to build and deploy collaboration and supply chain solutions. Christian holds an MBA in technology management and a BA in marketing.