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Eric CHARRAN Chief Architect, Data Insights Group, Microsoft Corporation, Malvern (PA)


 Eric Charran joined Microsoft in October of 2005 as a Microsoft Services Consultant. Eric spent the first few years at Microsoft focusing on a wide array of consulting engagements involving various technologies and disciplines. These included successfully servicing customers with needs surrounding application platform core technologies including application development, business process automation and business intelligence and analytics. Eric has spent engineering time with many of the product teams at Microsoft while simultaneously landing large transformative solution architectures with customers that drive value and effect positive change.
 Currently, Eric works as the Chief Architect in the Data and Artificial Intelligence within Microsoft services. As part of the data and AI architecture group, Eric looks after topics such as the innovation and incubation of fringe or edge technologies. He also works to craft intellectual property strategies and helps customers deal with competitive and market pressures by advising executives and technical decision makers on strategies to create digital transformation within organizations.


Eric has spoken at many technical conferences and events including the Microsoft internal technical conferences, TechReady, Ignite and the Build conference.