Rami Sarieddine is a Technical Evangelist for Windows Azure and Windows 8 with Microsoft Gulf. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was working as a Software Engineer and Analyst at the American University of Beirut. He has a cumulative 7 years of experience in web development. In the span of these 7 years, he started with an independent venture for around 2 years. After that he directly embarked on an employment journey that was rich with experience, during which he had led numerous projects and held several positions from Web Developer to Information Systems Analyst and Lead Web Developer.
He was Microsoft Valued Professional awardee in 2013 and 2012 for his contributions in the technical communities of Visual C# and ASP.NET/IIS respectively. The MVP award is an annual award that recognizes exceptional technology community leaders worldwide who actively share their high quality, real-world expertise with users and Microsoft. With fewer than 5,000 awardees worldwide, Microsoft MVPs represent a highly select group of experts.
He was selected speaker at the first Tech.Days Beirut event by Microsoft Lebanon. Soon after, he had become a regular speaker on training sessions at their main events including Open Door and Tech Days. He has been heavily involved with Microsoft Lebanon's developer communities and activities, delivering hands-on workshops on Windows 8, HTML5, Azure, and Visual Studio. His passion for pursuing knowledge and experience, and consequently sharing it with fellow web developers and enthusiasts drove him into starting his own technical blog.
When not working, he enjoys running and spending time with his loved ones. And when on vacations, he enjoys traveling and visiting new places around the world.