Brent Truell is a Principal Program Manager in the Azure Blockchain Engineering team focused on product and customer success with distributed ledger technologies. He has worked on hyper-scale cloud services at Microsoft for over ten years in a combination of software engineering, service engineering, and leadership roles. Prior to joining the Azure Blockchain team, Brent led the Azure Customer Experience (CXP) engineering team responsible for Azure’s 24x7 platform communications and community engagement strategy; and key infrastructure that underpinned customer on-boarding, support, and escalation management. In addition to his responsibilities at Microsoft, Brent serves on the advisory board of Peterson Capital Management, and value fund based in Los Angeles. Brent holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Puget Sound and lives in Bend OR, with his wife and two children.