Writer, Father, and Public Speaker in Redmond, Washington
Rick Claus engages with the worldwide Technical Community on behalf of Microsoft. As a Sr. Program Manager on the Microsoft Azure Compute team, Rick's role is to connect with strategic partners and communities on behalf of Azure Engineering in order to incorporate their feedback into the planning process.
Technical areas of expertise from his 20+ years of experience in the IT Industry include: Windows Server, core infrastructure services, Virtualization technologies of all kinds, systems management and "cloud" ;-)
Unofficially, Rick is focused on spreading his enthusiasm, passion and excitement on all things technical to anyone who has the time for a coffee (or pint) and a chat (in English or français - naturellement).