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Michele Leroux Bustamante

Michele Leroux Bustamante is co-founder / CIO at Solliance; co-founder of PolicyServer; a Microsoft Regional Director, Azure MVP and Docker Captain. She specializes microservices and security.


Michele Leroux Bustamante is a founder and CIO of Solliance (, founder of, a Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft Azure MVP. Additionally she has been awarded Azure Elite and Azure Insider status as well as the ASP.NET Insider designation. Michele is a thought leader recognized in many fields including software architecture and design, identity and access management, cloud computing technologies, security and compliance, and DevOps. During the past 20 years, Michele has held senior executive positions at several corporations, assembled teams, implemented development process, and facilitated numerous successful large-scale enterprise application deployments. Michele has also been active in the startup community with a keen understanding of the technical and business needs of a start-ups. She shares experiences through presentations and keynotes all over the world and has been publishing regularly her entire career. Michele wrote the best-selling book ''Learning WCF'' (O'Reilly 2007) and Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (MS Press 2015).

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