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Episode 101 with Simon Jäeger on becoming an evangelist—Office 365 Developer Podcast

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In episode 101 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk with Simon Jäeger about his journey becoming an evangelist for Office 365 Development.

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About Simon Jäeger

Simon Jaeger pro pixSimon Jäeger is a part of the evangelism group at Microsoft that builds world-class software and delivers great developer engagements. He works on helping strategic partners and customers to succeed on the Microsoft platform. As a Technical Evangelist for Office 365, his role is very multifaceted. Encompassing everything from architectural guidance, hands-on assistance to deep technical investments. Throughout the years he has been coding for many projects for the Microsoft platform. His primary focus is within extensibility for Office, Office 365 REST APIs and parts of Azure. Simon leads talks and blogs at simonjaeger.com about cloud architecture and application development. His intention is to help anyone to realize their ideas with the help of the Microsoft stack. On current computer, console or mobile devices and the next generation of products in the connected age of technology.

About the hosts

RIchard-diZeregaRichard is a software engineer in Microsoft’s Developer Experience (DX) group, where he helps developers and software vendors maximize their use of Microsoft cloud services in Office 365 and Azure. Richard has spent a good portion of the last decade architecting Office-centric solutions, many that span Microsoft’s diverse technology portfolio. He is a passionate technology evangelist and a frequent speaker at worldwide conferences, trainings and events. Richard is highly active in the Office 365 community, popular blogger at aka.ms/richdizz and can be found on Twitter at @richdizz. Richard is born, raised and based in Dallas, TX, but works on a worldwide team based in Redmond. Richard is an avid builder of things (BoT), musician and lightning-fast runner.

ACoatesA Civil Engineer by training and a software developer by profession, Andrew Coates has been a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft since early 2004, teaching, learning and sharing coding techniques. During that time, he’s focused on .Net development on the desktop, in the cloud, on the web, on mobile devices and most recently for Office. Andrew has a number of apps in various stores and generally has far too much fun doing his job to honestly be able to call it work. Andrew lives in Sydney, Australia with his wife and two almost-grown-up children.

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