As a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft Valery works with partners to get the most out of new technology and to leverage the potential of the cloud. With a focus on Internet of Things Valery gets his energy and inspiration also from the maker community and it’s potential to shape the future of both hardware and software development. With more than 16 years working in the field of software development, Valery brings with him the experience of national and international projects. He is a regular speaker and is involved actively in the Dutch Azure community. When his laptop is installing updates Valery likes to spent time with his family, creating music and sports.