Bashar Lulu is a technology consultant and entrepreneur and has been in the software industry for over 18 years with a special focus on the Microsoft computing platform. Bashar has managed high performance teams and delivered mission critical systems for large & small corporations. His vision and expertise in enterprise solutions delivery and operation have driven achievements for customers across diverse sectors. Bashar continues to work across the public and private sector to deliver leading-edge mission-critical IT consulting and software engineering services primarily on Microsoft technologies, and to drive a strong delivery team focused on service excellence. Bashar is Microsoft MVP, and has been since 2005, the chairman & CEO of DotNetBoom, Kuwait's first and largest developer community, and he is the country lead and speaker for INETA in the middle east. Bashar appears regularly at conferences to speak on a variety of subjects, including Windows Azure, Windows Phone 7, Office 365, Windows 8 and Office Web Apps, to name a few, and is also actively involved with academic institutions.