Michael Scherotter is a principal software development engineer in Commercial Software Engineering at Microsoft Corporation based out of San Francisco. Michael focuses on explaining and demonstrating Microsoft's developer platforms including Windows, Xbox, HoloLens, Office and Azure to some of Microsoft's top partners. Educated as an architect, he brings a sense of creativity and design to synergistic software development, and throughout his 25-year career in software development has specialized in combining and hacking software in innovative ways. He architected and developed desktop CAD applications for Boise Cascade and managed software development teams and engaged with partners as a business solutions architect at Mindjet. In addition to his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arizona, Michael has a Master of Architecture specializing in Design Tool Development. Michael's creative outlet for the past 30 years has been art journaling: mixing drawing, painting, photography, collage and, most recently, circuitry.