Especially for the Future Tech Masterclasses, Microsoft’s April Edwards and Abel Wang will do a joint session! They’ll share all the excitement around agile working, DevOps, and how you can use GitHub Actions to deploy your applications!
April is a senior software engineer and cloud advocate for Microsoft specializing in datacentre modernization and application transformation. Her focus is advocating the cloud to customers and taking them on a journey to what is possible in the cloud. Migrating customers away from legacy methods into the new world of serverless and containers, where code comes first. April was previously a cloud consultant and solution architect for various partners in the UK and brings her years of experience in helping customers plan their journey. In April’s spare time she spends time outdoors hiking, skiing or scuba diving. She is also a triathlete competing in Ironman and Half Ironman triathlons. April is often asked to present at events to showcase the latest Microsoft technologies and also to present live demos that are industry specific and applicable to real life use cases.
Bio Abel: Abel Wang is a Senior Cloud Developer Advocate specializing in DevOps and Azure with a background in application development. Before joining Microsoft, Abel spent seven years as a Process Consultant and a Certified Scrum Master helping customers globally develop solutions using agile practices and Team Foundation Server. Prior to that, Abel founded and sold his own software company. When not working, Abel is either writing code (yes, that’s what he does for fun), playing his guitar or training for The Great Wall Marathon. https://twitter.com/AbelSquidHead