Oliver Michalski started in 1999 with his IT carrier as a Web Developer. Now, he is a Senior Software Engineer for Microsoft .NET and an SOA Architect. He also works as an Independent Enterprise Consultant in the field Microsoft Azure. When he started in 2011 with Microsoft Azure, there was no Azure Community on the German market. Therefore, Oliver founded the Azure Community Germany (ACD). Oliver is Chairman of the Azure Community Germany, and since April 2016 and July 2017, he has been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for Microsoft Azure. Oliver is author (co-author) of Implementing Azure Solutions and Implementing Azure Cloud Design Patterns, both available from Packt Publishing.