Interview with Paige Bailey, Senior Cloud Developer Advocate | GALs

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In this episode of GALs, Christina Warren interviews Paige Bailey, a Senior Cloud Developer Advocate working on machine learning and artificial intelligence for Azure. Paige discusses the magic of Apple IIs; growing up on a farm in Texas; falling in love with Python and R via mapmaking and NASA internships; and going from geophysics in […]

Interview with Kelly Anderson, Product Marketing Manager, Azure Security | GALs

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Golnaz sits down with Product Marketing Manager of Azure Security, Kelly Anderson. She talks about her experiences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her time in the field, and how her mother was an inspiration for her to pursue a career in technology. Follow Kelly on Twitter here. Create a Free Account (Azure): […]

Interview with Lauren Tran, Software Engineer Focused on Machine Learning | GALs

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In this episode of GALs, we visit the Microsoft Reactor Space in San Francisco to interview Lauren Tran, a machine learning and artificial intelligence-focused software engineer in Microsoft Commercial Enigineering (CSE) team. Lauren didn’t necessarily plan on being a software engineer. She dual-degreed in marketing and CS and then went to work at Saks Fifth […]

Interview With Ruth Yakubu, Cloud Developer Advocate in Java and AI | GALs

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Christina interviews Ruth Yakubu, a CDA focused on Java, AI, and cloud analytics. In this one-on-one interview, Ruth shares how she became interested in tech, and the career path that led her to Microsoft. In addition to her technical work, Ruth is also a fashion and beauty obsessed entrepreneur. She shares the journey with her […]

TWC9: Azure Event Grid Goes GA, Kubernetes on Windows 10 with Docker, and more | This Week On Channel 9

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This week on Channel 9, Christina doesn’t have adult supervision so she makes a lot of Dashboard Confessional puns while discussing the week’s top developer news:   [00:18] Azure Event Grid Goes GA [Corey Sanders] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8ia7J4Y7tI [00:53] Announcing TypeScript 2.7 [Daniel Rosenwasser]  [01:16] Jenkins on Azure: From Zero to Hero [Pui Chee Chan]  [01:48] 5 […]

Interview with Peggy Johnson, Executive VP of Business Development | GALs

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As executive vice president of business development, Peggy Johnson is responsible for driving strategic partnerships and transactions to accelerate growth for Microsoft and its customers. Johnson works with external partners around the world, ranging from start-ups to large-scale enterprises, to identify areas of collaboration, drive innovation and unlock shared value. In this capacity, she also […]

Interview with Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft | GALs

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Kaitlin talks with Microsoft’s Chief Accessibility Officer, Jenny Lay-Flurrie. They discuss her journey from Birmingham, England working at Energis to relocating to the United States and helping create a culture of change at one of Seattle’s most mammoth tech companies. On top of being the CAO, Jenny created and leads the DisAbility Employee Resource Group at […]