Explore: Cloud Meetup
You can start exploring Cloud services by attending this Meetup event. You will be introduced to Microsoft Cloud services including Azure and Office 365 with presentations from Microsoft folks and afterwards mingle and socialize with Microsoft employees from various teams in both Azure and Office 365. Microsoft approved vendor, Blueprint Consulting, will also be at hand to discuss Cloud career opportunities and collect resumes from students intrested in pursuing careers in Cloud services.
February 9th, 2016; Tuesday, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bellevue College: 3000 Landerholm Circle Southeast; Building N, Room N201; Bellevue, WA 98007
Register for the Event
- Event Introduction PowerPoint deck
- Introduction to Productivity Cloud (Office 365) PowerPoint deck
- Introduction to Infrastructure and Developer Cloud (Azure) PowerPoint deck
5:30 pm - 5:45 pm:Event Introduction: Fawad Khan
5:45 pm - 6:15 pm:Introduction to Productivity Cloud (Office 365): Brad Craig
6:15 pm - 6:45 pm:Introduction to Infrastructure and Developer Cloud (Azure): Ali Siddiqui
6:45 pm - 7:00 pm:Blueprint Consulting: Casey Bayless
7:00 pm - 7:15 pm:Bellevue College: Tom Lee
7:15 pm - 8:30 pm:Social & Mingle
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm:Raffle Draw
Brad Craig is Office 365 Serviceability Program Manager with a focus and passion on Azure Active Directory, O365 Mobile Admin app, and Service Communications.
Joined Microsoft in 2001 as part of an acquisition of a company from Vancouver, British Columbia. I started my career as a Support Agent in the
Enterprise Messaging team, and moved into a couple of different roles in the Product Group after acquiring my green card. On a personal note, "I’m an
avid tropical fish-keeper, ride off road motorcycles, and shade tree mechanic whenever possible."
Ali Siddiqui is a Principal Software Engineer in Azure at Microsoft. He has been building large scale, distributed systems in public and private clouds for over 15 years now. He is passionate about solving hard engineering problems using software and mathematics. Ali is a co-inventor on 13 patents. He holds Bachelors in Computer Science from Karachi University and Masters in Software Management from Carnegie Mellon University. He is on LinkedIn.
About Blueprint Consulting
Who is Blueprint?
Blueprint Consulting Services is a group of solution minded thinkers changing the face of consulting in Bellevue, WA. We follow a Mission, Vision, and Core Values that allow us to function as a collaborative unit.
What are our Solutions?
Blueprint provides strategic and professional consulting services as well as technical delivery for companies of all sizes and market segments. We bridge the gap between the segments for a complete solution for our clients, allowing us to be a partner from idea to implementation.
Why you want to be a part of BPCS?
Working at Blueprint will change the way you think about the typical consulting job. We want you to be accountable and make decisions that positively impact the client. Our people are our solutions, we work together and collaborate to make sure our offerings and execution is superior. Also – we have a great benefits package offering medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO, and company events throughout the year