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Martin is a technical evangelist for Microsoft based in the UK. In his role, Martin talks with customers, partners, start-ups and anyone who is willing to listen about developing applications on the Microsoft platform. This includes Windows, Office, Microsoft Azure and Web technologies including ASP.net and the Edge browser. Martin has been working with Microsoft development technologies since the late 90's and has been working for Microsoft directly since 2005.
Following our continued success of the lightning talks, we are hosting another round! We will be having 5 speakers doing a 10-15 minute lightning talks, if you would like to get involved please message me on meetup or twitter.
A lightning talk is a very short presentation lasting only a few minutes, given at a conference or similar forum. Several lightning talks will usually be delivered by different speakers in a single session, sometimes called a data blitz.
Slot 1 - Chris Perks (@perksc) - Elasticsearch
Slot 2 - John Stovin (@johnstovin) - Paket
Slot 3 - Kevin Smith (@kev_bite) - Messaging with MassTransit
Slot 4 - Elliot Chaim - Hadoop/HDInsights
Slot 5 - TBA