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Building Cloud Applications on Microsoft Azure: Dos and Don’ts

February 2 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

In partnership with:PNGPIX-COM-Microsoft-Logo-PNG-Transparent-1-300x229 Building Cloud Applications on Microsoft Azure: Dos and Don’ts

Cloud computing has completely transformed the way we develop new software applications, run legacy systems and modernize legacy applications.

In this interactive two hour session, leaders from Microsoft and Optimus will share insights on application development using the Azure platform. In addition, you will hear from leaders from MediaValet, one of the first companies to build a world class application on Azure.

You will gain insights on:

  • Building, migrating and modernizing applications using Azure
  • Using Azure services to build applications faster, better and cheaper
  • Avoiding pitfalls when building on and migrating to Azure


To register, email marcom@optimusinfo.com with your full name and company.


Wouter van Eck, Cloud Solution Architect – Partner at Microsoft

David Maclaren, CEO; and Jean Lozan, CTO at MediaValet

Pankaj Agarwal, Founder and Managing Partner at Optimus Information


Speaker Bios

Wouter van Eck – With over 22 years of full-cycle senior application architecture and development experience, Wouter van Eck has established himself as a highly recommended professional who focuses on on-premise and Cloud-based application development projects with international scope.

Wouter van Eck on LinkedIn.

David Maclaren and Jean Lozan – MediaValet is the world’s first 100% cloud-based digital asset management system (DAMS). It was built from the ground up to leverage the unique features of Microsoft’s platform-as-a-service (PaaS) Azure cloud, including hyper scalability, unmatched security, and the world’s largest cloud footprint.

David Maclaren on LinkedIn.

Jean Lozan on LinkedIn.

Pankaj Agarwal – Pankaj has over two decades of experience working in the technology outsourcing industry. Before founding Optimus, he was a co-founder and CEO of Momentum Technologies Inc. until they were purchased by the European IT consulting company Sopra Group where he served on the Executive Committee.

Pankaj Agarwal on LinkedIn.



7:30 – 8:00 Breakfast & Networking

8:00 – 8:15 Welcome, housekeeping, CEO remarks, introductions

8:15 – 8:45 Presentation from Wouter from Microsoft

8:45 – 9:05 Presentation from David and Jean from MediaValet

9:05 – 9:35 Fireside chat with David and Pankaj

9:35 – 10:00 Q&A




February 2
7:30 am - 10:00 am
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