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Tara Walker
Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft Corporation


Tara is a Principal Software Engineer for Microsoft dedicating her time helping developers build solutions on Azure. Currently her primary focus is developing IoT and Intelligent Edge Solutions in the cloud with customers, however, she is passionate and versed in technology development with mobile, serverless architectures, artificial intelligence/machine learning, gaming, and cross-platform applications.

Over her 20+ year career, Tara has worked on various development platforms, systems, and a myriad of languages in varying technical and engineering roles with Amazon Web Services, Turner/Time Warner, Georgia Pacific, and other Fortune 500 companies. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University and currently working on her Master’s degree (MSCS) at Georgia Institute of Technology.

She has spoken at several conferences and webinars around the world, some examples are:

AnDevCon Boston




IT/Dev Connections

Mobile+Web Devcon

ConnectTech Atlanta

Orbograph Client Conference

GDC 2015


AWS reInvent

AWS Summits

AWS Webinars

Fidelity WiT conference

Microsoft Virtual dotNetConf 2015

Xamarin Dev Days

Channel9 webinars



You can find Tara on Twitter at @taraw.

Agenda Sessions

  • Exploring Deep Learning AI in the Cloud: Bringing AI to all Devs via Cloud Services

  • Let’s Get Serverless - Build Cloud Based Serverless Microservice Application

  • Introducing the CI/CD Workflows in the Cloud

  • Build, Debug and Deploy your First Serverless Chatbot


Speakers at this event