René is responsible for the Microsoft Open Source Strategy within Microsoft Western Europe as part of the Azure Business Group. He is also the Azure Developer Community Lead. René is responsible to ensure Open Source solutions are pushed through the local Microsoft country teams by providing Go To Market plans. This includes Open Source Migration Programs, Application Modernization and Innovation plays including Cloud Native plus Open Source Database Migration/ Utilization.
Prior to working for Microsoft he worked for open source companies like Docker (2 years) and Red Hat (6 years) where he held several positions. René has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Groningen.
Roy is responsible for making sure that when customers are successful when adopting cloud-native technology in the Microsoft ecosystem. He engages with Microsoft field, partners, and customers for enablement and to drive cloud-native business across EMEA. Roy also gathers relevant feedback from customers and connects them with product and engineering teams. He works closely with Red Hat on a daily basis
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