Principal PM Architect | Microsoft – Java on Azure Asir started his software engineering career in the early days of Java, in 1995, and built enterprise products, applications and open source projects for many years. Now, he is a Principal PM Architect at Microsoft focusing on a full gamut of services and tools for developers to build and scale Java workloads on Azure. He works closely with the community, delivering sessions at Java conferences and fostering strategic relations that enriches the Java ecosystem. In his free-time, Asir loves to tinker with Java apps on Azure, which serves as a creative outlet from his day job. He's passionate about cooking and photography, and enjoys quality family time traveling the world.