Matt Soucoup is a Principal Cloud Advocate for .NET at Microsoft. He's been working with .NET since way back in the 1.0 days and now loves showing everybody how they can build amazing applications using Azure and .NET. Prior to joining Microsoft, Matt was a founder of a successful consulting firm targeting .NET and web development. Matt loves sharing his passion and insight for cloud development by blogging, writing articles, and presenting at conferences. When not behind a computer screen, Matt can be found hiking all over the Pacific Northwest. Follow Matt on Twitter at @codemillmatt and his personal blog at codemilltech.com.