David Tesar
Technical Evangelist
David Tesar started out his tenure at Microsoft in July 2002 as Support Escalation Engineer for networking and directory services in Texas before moving to a role as a Premier Field Engineer in WA. Since 2007, he has worked as a Technical Evangelist for the worldwide Technical Evangelism and Development (TED) team based in Redmond, WA. David works closely with Microsoft product teams to "share the good news" of IT Pro relevant software through creation of technical content, speaking at various Microsoft and industry-sponsored events, shooting hundreds of video interviews, leading the weekly Edge Show with monthly episodes on Microsoft Azure, and working on projects directly with customers. Areas of focus as an evangelist have included various Microsoft Forefront security products, Windows Internet Explorer, Azure, Microsoft Office 365, Windows Intune, Windows Server, and and the Microsoft System Center family of products. DevOps is the primary focus inside of David’s current role working with customers and internal development teams creating various applications primarily built on Azure.