CTO, Strategy & Innovation
Eduardo Kassner, is the Chief Technology & Innovation Officer at the One Commercial Partner Group at Microsoft Corporation. His team is responsible to define the strategy and develop the programs to drive the technical capacity, practice development and profitability for the hundreds of thousands Microsoft partners worldwide. He has built up 27+ years of experience managing, architecting and designing complex IT environments, and connecting IT and Business Objectives in real life. He has lead teams that actively helped international corporations and governments with these challenges in a direct and no-nonsense approach, combining structured frameworks with hard earned experience, linking discussions from technical all the way to business value with the ability to link the Microsoft technology stack to the way it can land and provide value in an enterprise or government environment. He recently co-wrote and published the Enterprise Cloud Strategy eBook published by MS Press which has been downloaded over 300K times from the Azure.com web site. Eduardo has lead the teams that designed, hired and managed the Microsoft Cloud Architecture role and worldwide community, Cloud Adoption Frameworks, Operations Management, Automation, and Architecture Patterns. He commonly speaks in conferences worldwide on the topics of: digital transformation, cloud adoption and strategy, cloud architecture best practices, public / hybrid / private cloud, operational efficiency, IT return on investment and total cost of ownership, and the overall Microsoft Platform.