Ron is a Cloud Architect on Microsoft’s Azure Global Black Belt team, working with customers from the CxO level to the technical architects helping them develop strategy, architecture, and a DevOps mindset to solve business challenges with the Cloud.
I am a software engineer on the Azure HDInsight Team working on provisioning and operation of open source software on Azure. Specifically I focus on optimizing HBase and Phoenix on Azure as a managed service. In general, my interests lie in algorithms for optimization problems, performance and scale and big data computation. Prior to joining Microsoft I completed my PhD in Computer Science from the University of Iowa.