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Bill Wilder

United States
Needham, MA
Azure expert always thinking about security and software architecture. Founder, Boston Azure, a Boston-area Azure-focused community group, the oldest and (I think) largest such group in the solar system.


Bill Wilder is CTO of Finomial, a born-in-the-cloud SaaS platform serving the hedge fund industry. Prior to that, Bill consulted as a hands-on developer, architect, and trainer, while remaining active as a speaker, writer, and community leader focused on helping companies and individuals succeed with the cloud using the Azure Platform. Bill began working with Azure when it was unveiled at the Microsoft PDC in 2008 and subsequently founded Boston Azure, the first/oldest Windows Azure user group in the world in October 2009. Bill is recognized by Microsoft as an Azure MVP and an Azure Insider, and is the author of the book Cloud Architecture Patterns, published by O’Reilly in September 2012. Bill can be found blogging at and on Twitter at @codingoutloud. You can also check out the Boston Azure cloud user group at and @bostonazure. 

Bill has more than 25 years as a software professional and currently serves as Principal Consultant for Development Partners Software Corporation focused on helping clients succeed in the cloud using the Azure platform.

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