Tiago Costa is an IT Consultant in Microsoft Technologies. For the past 15 years he has been architecting and developing solutions for clients using Azure, Office 365, SharePoint, .Net and SQL Server. He has strong real world experience and regularly teaches Azure, Office 365, SharePoint, .Net and SQL Server classes across Europe and other worldwide locations.
Tiago holds several Microsoft Certifications and he is also an MCT – Microsoft Certified Trainer. In 2013 he was nominated MCT Regional Lead by Microsoft Corp and has been renewed every year, including Jan, 2017 for a 2 year term (2017 – 2018).
Tiago is also the author of the Microsoft Official Course 20535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions and 20532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions.
In 2016 he has been awarded with the Microsoft MVP Award in Office Server and Services for his community efforts in sharing his knowledge and experience. This award gives him the opportunity to go even further in getting more opportunities to share his passion for SharePoint and Office 365 Development.
He enjoys diving into new technologies and then to share his experience at conferences and training classes, but what excites him about his work is to help others exploring new frontiers in technology and to become better developers.
His little free-time is spent with his family in a city near the sunny Lisbon, Portugal and building some geek projects.