Thursday

Room 1

13:00 - 13:15 (UTC+10)

Talk (15 min)

Break

Join our hosts Melissa, William and Lars in the breaks.

William Liebenberg

William is a Lead Platform Engineer at Azenix with a strong focus on Enterprise scale Azure, Automation, DevOps, and Containerization. He works closely with clients to build solutions, mentor development teams and have fun during the whole process.

In his spare time, he dives into the world of Bots, Machine Learning and 3D Graphics.

William is an active member of the Melbourne developer community where you can find him attending or presenting at user groups, hack days and conferences every time he has a chance!

Lars Klint

Lars is an author, trainer, Microsoft MVP, community leader, aspiring Microsoft Azure expert and part time classic car collector. He is heavily involved in the space of cloud computing services, especially Azure, loves HoloLens and mixed reality, and is a published author, solution architect and writer for numerous publications. He has been a part of the software development community for the past 20 years and co-organises the DDD Melbourne community conference, organises developer events with Microsoft, and also runs a part time car restoration business. He has spoken at numerous technical events around the world and is an expert in Australian Outback Internet.

Melissa Houghton

Melissa Houghton is a Lead Software Engineer at Azenix and a Microsoft MVP in Developer Technologies.

Her work is focused on application development using Angular, .NET, and Azure, but she has a wide variety of skills and is always open to learning new things.

An advocate for women in tech with a passion for leadership, technology and giving back to the community. She frequents tech events, is an international conference speaker and organiser of DDD Melbourne conference, Melb․NET meetup, and Microsoft AU New Breakpoint Community.

Originally from California, Melissa loves to travel and now lives in Melbourne, Australia.