Kevin Boyle
Director, Platform Strategy Advisor, Microsoft

Website | @kevinmsft

Kevin is Microsoft’s Platform Strategy Advisor in Southern California. In this role, he creates strategic partnerships with the most promising local startups and Microsoft’s Enterprise customers. Kevin analyzes a company’s goals, strategies, and capabilities to figure out what Microsoft partnerships and technology might accelerate its business goals. When an opportunity which will benefit both Microsoft and the client company surfaces, Kevin advocates for the customer inside of Microsoft to develop the appropriate business relationship and/or fund a jump-start using Microsoft’s bleeding-end technology. In 2005, Kevin struck a partnership with MySpace to provide direct access to the team creating Microsoft’s next generation Web technology. This relationship allowed MySpace to add 500,000 new users each week and earned Kevin Microsoft’s ‘Worldwide Architect Evangelist of the Year’ award.

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Kevin Boyle (Microsoft), David Chou (Microsoft), Andy Lapin (Kelley Blue Book)
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Since 1926, Kelley Blue Book has been a trusted source of automobile information in the US. They successfully transformed the book publishing origins into a website that serves 14M visitors per month today. In keeping with the times, KBB leveraged cloud computing to scale its infrastructure, but also discovered significant cost savings, and more focused efforts towards business innovation. Read more.
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