Co-Founder and Strategist ,Northwest Cadence
Steven Borg is the Co-Founder and Strategist of Northwest Cadence. Steven has been a Microsoft ALM MVP since product inception in 2005, speaks regularly at Software Development and Visual Studio conferences, and has authored Microsoft courseware and white papers on Team Foundation Server, regulatory compliance in software development, Scrum, and Lean. Steven has helped hundreds of organizations, both large and small, implement DevOps, adopt Visual Studio ALM tools, improve their software development process, reduce costs, increase quality and speed delivery dates. His expertise lies in bringing successful lean and agile adoption to companies currently using traditional project management techniques to manage software development projects.
Cloud DevOps Consultant, Northwest Cadence
Sachi Williamson is a Cloud DevOps Consultant at Northwest Cadence. Recently, she has recorded testing courses for Microsoft Virtual Academy with Steven Borg on Testing in Visual Studio 2015 and Test-Driven Development. Sachi has worked with companies to improve their agility through build and deployment pipelines including automated testing.
Founder CEO, Skill-Up Technologies
JPS Kohli is the Founder CEO of Skill-Up Technologies, a skills-enablement, content development and technology consulting company based out of Seattle area. Prior to this, JPS spent 10 years at Microsoft where in his last role he was the Director for Online Training Products. He brings deep expertise in designing technical content, driving product readiness initiatives, and providing training services to help clients adopt new-age training solutions like Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Video On-Demand training, and Flipped Learning. His key projects include launching Microsoft MOOC courses on edX.org, spearheading Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand, and launching India’s largest webstore for IT Products in 2001.