As a Microsoft Technical Evangelist, Mike is an Azure goto for ISV’s (independent software vendors). He’s been active in the IT industry for more than 20 years and has performed almost all types of job profiles, going from coaching and leading a team to architecting and systems design and training. Today he’s primarily into the Microsoft Cloud Platform and Application Lifecycle Management. He’s not a stranger to both dev and IT Pro topics, they even call him the perfect hybrid solution.
In January 2012 he became a crew member of AZUG, the Belgian Microsoft Azure User Group. As an active member, he’s both involved in giving presentations and organizing events (like ITProceed, Techorama, and Global Azure Bootcamp aka GAB). Mike was also a Microsoft Azure MVP (awarded 5 times since 2013, received his Fifth in July 2017! ) and Microsoft Azure Advisor.
Helping out in the community and introducing new & young people into the world of Microsoft and technology is also one of his passions.
The Fifth Element : Azure Secure DevOps
In the 21st Century, the Cyber Universe is threatened by Evil Source Code and Evil entities. The only hope for many developers is the Fifth Element: the Sec in DevOps, which must be implemented side by side with the Four elementals: Code, Build, Test, Deploy. A Microsoft Service is bringing the Four Elements but can the Fifth be included, and will it save us from disaster?
Let us see how we can leverage Microsoft product in combination with industry standards and protocols and 3rd party tools all over the full flow of your DevOps and ALM structure.