Michele Leroux Bustamante

Michele Leroux Bustamante is a founder and CIO of Solliance (solliance.net), the founder of Snapboard.com, a Microsoft Regional Director, and a Microsoft Azure MVP. Additionally, she has been awarded Azure Elite and Azure Insider status and the ASP.NET Insider designation. 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, has assembled software development teams and implemented processes for all aspects of the software development lifecycle, and has facilitated numerous successful large-scale enterprise application deployments.

Michele has also been active in the start-up community, bringing a keen understanding of the technical and business needs of a startup. At Solliance, she provides “Start-up Architect” services for activities such as guiding Minimum Viable Product design and delivery, providing necessary preparations to secure funding events, and offering overall advice and guidance to select start-ups.

Michele shares her experiences through presentations and keynote addresses all over the world and has been publishing regularly in technology journals over her entire career. Michele has written several books, including the best-selling book Learning WCF (O’Reilly Media, 2007). Find out more about Michele at linkedin.com/in/michelebusta.