Award Categories
Microsoft Azure
First year awarded:
2004
Number of MVP Awards:
17
Language
English
Certifications
MCT, MCP, MCPD, MCTS

Bill Chesnut

Australia

Biography

Bill is Cloud Platform & API Evangelist and Microsoft MVP at SixPivot, located in Melbourne Australia. Bill's work expands from his traditional background of on-premises integration and development into some of the latest technologies in Microsoft Azure, including Azure DevOps and the Azure Integration technologies (Azure API Management, Azure Functions, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Event Grid, Azure Service Bus), along with Azure Front Door. As Mentor, Architect, Designer or Developer, Bill supports or leads application integration projects to connect a variety of Microsoft Business Solutions applications with both on-premises and other SaaS providers. Bill started his career in IT back in 1983 with the US Defence as an IBM Systems Programmer. He switched to the Microsoft Windows platform in 1994 and has been involved with Windows development ever since. Bill has worked on numerous enterprise projects using Microsoft .Net, Microsoft C/C++, Visual Basic and SQL Server. Bill is also a Microsoft Certified Training and has been actively creating and delivering Azure and BizTalk training since 2004. Bill is very involved in the Microsoft User Group Community as co-founder of Integration Down Under monthly webcast (https://www.integrationdownunder.com) and a contributor to numerous meetup groups in Australia and New Zealand. Bill is also the primary organiser of the Global Integration Bootcamp in Melbourne and a member of the organising committee for Serverless Days Melbourne. Bill regularly presents at Microsoft's lead events such as Ignite.

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