Microsoft Business Building Sessions.. ISV Speaker Announcements

Hi Partners,


7 days Exactly until Brisbane kicks of the Microsoft Business Building Sessions.

If you haven’t registered in your state, click on the following links to make sure you don’t miss out:

Click Here to Register for the SMB Stream

Click Here to Register for the ISV Stream


Today, I want to take a chance to introduce you to the ISV Team:

Sarah Theiss


Sarah is the Channel Audience Manager at Microsoft focused primarily on ISVs and Web Agencies. She has been working for Microsoft since 1996 in a variety of partner related roles. Prior to joining Microsoft, Sarah has worked for a number of IT related organisations in sales and marketing roles. Sarah blogs at this very blog


Andrew Coates



Andrew Coates has been a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft in Australia since January 2004. Before joining Microsoft, Andrew was an independent consultant specialising in database applications using Microsoft technologies including SQL Server, Visual FoxPro and Microsoft Office.

Andrew’s wide range of experience includes telecommunications, SMB inventory, dispatch and accounting systems, using both web and rich client front ends. He has developed and delivered class room training and has mentored a number of developers in Visual FoxPro and SQL Server technologies.

Andrew has spoken at international conferences on Geographical Information Systems, health statistics and database maintenance and is a regular presenter at TechEd both locally and internationally. An MCPD, MCTS and MCSD, Andrew also holds a Masters degree in Civil Engineering. Andrew blogs at


Dave Glover


Dave Glover has worked for Microsoft for 17 years mostly in our Developer Platform Group, the first 10 years were with Microsoft UK and he transfer to Microsoft Australia in 2004. He has worked in various roles including people management and across a broad spectrum of infrastructure and developer technologies with a variety of customers and partners

His main technical skills include development of Web applications, Web Services, Standards based SOAs and Mobile devices. He is also interested in Operating Systems (not just MS ones), communications and collaboration technologies, gadgets and in general have a fairly good and realistic view of Microsoft and the general IT Industry directions. Dave blogs at


Say hello when you see them in your state!

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