Dave Campbell is the CTO of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise group. In this role he helps formulate, implement, and communicate Microsoft's cloud strategy. Dave has over 25 years of enterprise software experience and has been at Microsoft for 19 years. He has primarily focused on data management challenges and has held a variety of product development roles within Microsoft's SQL Server team during his tenure at Microsoft. Over the last four years, he has focused on the Azure platform and Microsoft's Big Data strategy.
Dave has been around long enough to have lived through the tectonic computing shift from terminals connected to mainframe and minicomputers to client / server and web-scale Internet applications. He believes we are only in the first third of the full Cloud computing transition.