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Calder is the architect of Windows Azure Storage, the file-system layer for the cloud platform. Before joining Microsoft he was a professor at the University of California , San Diego, where he specialized in systems, architecture and compilers. He was the cofounder of three startups: Entropia (distributed comuting), TracePoint (program analysis tools for X86) and Bit-Raker (program-analysis tools for ARM). He also worked as a principal engineer at Digital Equipment Corp.'s Western Research Lab.
Das leads the Developer Experience team. His job is "to translate the functionality provided by the service components of Windows Azure into a familiar, intuitive and cohesive platform for service developers."
Hudson is responsible for running all production instances of the Windows Azure platform. A 10-year Microsoft veteran, he's been involved in static code analysis and the establishment of feedback loops on large-scale engineering systems.