First year awarded:
Number of MVP Awards:
A +, Linux +, MCTS, MCSA, MCITP, MCSE: Private Cloud, AZ-400 DevOps Engineer Expert, ITIL v3, Docker

Steve Buchanan

( Steve Buchanan )

United States
Principal Program Manager at Microsoft (Azure) | ex-Avanade / Accenture | Technology Leader/Influencer | Pluralsight Author x16+ | Book Author x8 | Speaker | Former 10-time Microsoft MVP


Steve Buchanan is a Principal Program Manager with Microsoft focused on improving the cloud. He is a Pluralsight author, the author of eight technical books, & a former 10-time Microsoft MVP.

He has presented at tech events, including, DevOps Days, Open Source North, Midwest Management Summit (MMS), Microsoft Ignite, BITCon, Experts Live Europe, OSCON, Inside Azure management, and user groups. He has been featured in several publications including the Star Tribune (the 5th largest newspaper in the US).

He is active in the technical community and enjoys sharing his adventures in the world of tech on his Twitter account @buchatech and his blog at

Profile Pages for Steve Buchanan
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Articles Published about Steve & Podcasts Featuring Steve
-Interview on Star Tribune – Twin Cities ‘technologist’ sees expanding future for young minorities in IT

-Blacks In Technology podcast ep. #127 PC Tech to Microsoft MVP

Articles Published by Steve Buchanan
-“What is Kubernetes, and why is its popularity exploding in the cloud?”:

-“DevSecOps in Kubernetes” on Microsoft Open Source blog:

-“The importance of Azure Stack for DevOps” on Azure blog: