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Michael Levan is an Engineer at heart. He is a Lead Engineer of DevOps and champions a team of DevOps Engineers in the US. Michael started out his career like most do in IT, helpdesk/desktop support. After realizing the different ways to automate his job, he quickly realized the next step to his career, DevOps and Cloud Engineering.

After working as a Syhsadmin managing Hyper-V, ESXi, and all-around Windows Infrastructure, he wanted to take the next step in his career. This led him to doing a complete 180 and moving into Linux and AWS. After not knowing much about this space, Michael buckled down, studied, and quickly became a Subject Matter Expert.

After working with Linux, AWS, Python, Ansible, Containerization, Orchestration, and Web Applications, Michael started to become fascinated with the improvements that Microsoft was making in the same space that Linux and Open Source tooling have been in for so long. He took this opportunity to do yet another 180 and come full-circle back to the Microsoft space to focus his efforts on practicing DevOps on the other side of the realm.

Michael is a public speaker, blogger, published author, all around technology enthusiast, and podcaster.

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