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Eldert Grootenboer

  • Senior Program Manager
  • Microsoft
  • https://www.microsoft.com

Eldert is always enthusiastic about embarking on new journeys with the Cloud, and Azure in particular. He is very passionate about growing his dreams and teams, and goes above and beyond to help those with the same spark. Eldert comes from a background as a cloud solution architect and Technology Lead, was an Azure MVP for 5 consecutive years, and is now working as a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft for Azure Service Bus. In these roles he has demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships at all levels.

Always having a smile on his face, Eldert can be found delivering noteworthy sessions at in-person conferences, meetups, and online platforms. He values sharing and spreading knowledge while building genuine connections regardless of background and expertise. His goal is to bring people closer and work together to influence the outcome and optimize the future of Cloud technologies.

Apart from public speaking, Eldert shows his passion for being involved with the community in other ways as well. As such, he can often be found doing mentoring, organizing conferences and meetups, blogging, writing, and more. He loves telling about his journey and hearing other people’s stories. When meeting people he always looks forward to getting to know about their passions and how he can help them.

Session

  • Impactful mentorship – 2 sides of a story

    When starting to engage with the community, it can be hard to find your own way. There is a lot of information around conferences, giving presentations, setting up blogs, and much more. However, initially we might not know where to start, and where to find the right places to convey our story. This is where […]