Chris is an experienced software engineer and senior technology leader, Microsoft Azure MVP, and entrepreneur.
He co-founded and sold Hyperfish, an enterprise SaaS software startup, where he lead product engineering and development, customer success, and support until it was acquired in 2018. Before Hyperfish he spent over 10 years with Microsoft in a variety of roles in the Office 365 and SharePoint groups.
Chris co-hosts a popular weekly podcast called the Microsoft Cloud Show, which focuses on Microsoft cloud products such as Microsoft Azure and Office 365.
Specialties include cloud software development, design and architecture, software engineering leadership, public speaking, Microsoft Azure, Kubernetes, and the Microsoft development tech stack.
Chris is from New Zealand and moved to the USA in 2007. Chris’s background is in software engineering, and he enjoys all things technical. He is a speaker at numerous conferences around the world such as Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Inspire, the SharePoint Conference, and many smaller community events. Chris holds a Bachelor of Computer Science and enjoys throwing himself out of perfectly good airplanes from time to time.