Charles Lamanna leads the Engineering teams for the Business Applications & Platform (BAP) in the Digital Transformation Platform Group. The BAP team includes Dynamics 365, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agent, Power Portals, Dataverse and AI Builder products.
Under his leadership, the Dynamics 365 service moved to Azure and evolved into a fully managed SaaS–on a single version, with regular updates. The Dynamics 365 platform is now one of the largest fully Azure hosted SaaS products in the world, deployed to over 30 datacenters and supporting the entire Dynamics 365 business.
Before that, Charles worked in Azure for 4 years, leading the engineering teams that created Azure Resource Manager, Azure Autoscale, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Activity Logs, and several other management related capabilities. Before Azure, Charles founded MetricsHub, one of the first offerings for public cloud cost management and service health monitoring. MetricsHub was acquired by Microsoft in 2013.
Marios Stavropoulos is the co-Founder and served as Chief Executive Officer of Softomotive, one of the leading vendors of Robotic Process Automation software.
With a passion for technological innovation, especially focused on the end-user, he has more than 25 years of experience in the software industry.
Today, after the acquisition of Softomotive by Microsoft in 2020 he continues his professional journey at Microsoft, where he is leading the development of the RPA technology in Power Automate.