Alex Sutton is Principal Program Manager Lead at Microsoft for Training Services in the AI Infrastructure group. His team provides the ML platform for all of Microsoft’s data scientists and AI researchers, with the same solution available to customers as Azure Machine Learning. The service supports both classic machine learning, as well as cutting edge deep learning at scale. Alex spent 12 years on the Microsoft HPC team, leading the transition to Azure and HPC in the cloud. He’s been at Microsoft 22 years, working in distributed systems and large scale systems management.