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Microsoft envisions a cloud-empowered world. A world of more possibility, more innovation, more openness and more sky’s-the-limit thinking. A world where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envisioning what can be and taking both their careers – and the cloud – places they simply couldn’t anywhere else.


Meet Some of Our
Cloud Visionaries

Our cloud and data architects and leaders are a diversely talented group that share a passion for the vision of the cloud’s potential.

Walter Myers

Walter Myers III

Industries: Utilities & Life Sciences

“Microsoft as a company impacts the world. It’s great to know that I have the opportunity to be a small part of that.”


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Brett Hacker

Brett Hacker

Industries: Health & Life Sciences

“My role is one of architect but also teacher and listener. I once described the role to a friend and he said, ‘So, you’re like an IT therapist?’ Yep.”


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Jeff Barnes

Jeff Barnes

Industries: Retail, Financial, Healthcare

“Microsoft has given me the chance to help customers understand the true value of cloud computing, acting as a “Sherpa” to guide them on their cloud journey.”


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Mary Carol Alexander

General Manager, Southeast Region

“At Microsoft we’re driven to be the best we can be, to help other people be the best they can be as well. So for me, impact is when I can help somebody else in my organization to succeed.”

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Cloud Case Studies


Designing a cloud that stands up to any storm.

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Special Olympics

Redefining winning through cloud architecture.

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Aston Martin

Driving passion with a cloud engineered for performance.

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